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Postoperative Renal Failure

  • Adam C. Schaffer
  • Mihaela S. Stefan
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Abstract

Renal failure is a common problem in hospitalized patients. Postoperative patients are at elevated risk of renal failure, accounting for 9–25% of cases1 with an associated increase in mortality up to 26%.2

Keywords

Chronic Kidney Disease Renal Replacement Therapy Acute Kidney Injury Abdominal Compartment Syndrome Acute Interstitial Nephritis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MedicineBrigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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