Purpose: Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a potentially serious complication of cardiac surgery. Anemia and red blood cell (RBC) transfusion have individually been identified as potentially modifiable risk factors, but their interrelationship with AKI has not been clearly defined. The purpose of this study was to explore the interrelationship of preoperative anemia, intraoperative anemia, and RBC transfusion on the day of surgery with AKI in cardiac surgery.
|Translated title of the contribution||Interrelationship of preoperative anemia, intraoperative anemia, and red blood cell transfusion as potentially modifiable risk factors for acute kidney injury in cardiac surgery: a historical multicentre cohort study|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Canadian Journal of Anesthesia|
|State||Published - Apr 2015|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine