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Luciana Moraes Dos Santos, Ludhmila Abrahão Hajjar, Filomena Regina Barbosa Galas, Constantino José Fernandes Júnior, José Otávio Costa Auler Júnior
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Perioperative renal dysfunction is an important cause of morbidity and mortality. With increase of life expectancy, older patients with more co-morbidity are being submitted to high risk surgical procedures, what make clinical practice related to organ protection possible modifier of short and long term survival. This review about renal protection in surgical intensive care unit points risk factors and discusses scientific evidence related to reduction of renal dysfunction in perioperative...
September 2006: Revista Brasileira de Terapia Intensiva
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