Preoperative Low Serum Albumin Levels Increase the Requirement of Renal Replacement Therapy after Cardiac Surgery

Findik O., Aydin U., Baris Ö. , Parlar H., Alagoz G. A. , Ata Y., ...More

HEART SURGERY FORUM, vol.19, no.3, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1532/hsf.1577
  • Title of Journal : HEART SURGERY FORUM


Background: Acute kidney injury is a common complication of cardiac surgery that increases morbidity and mortality. The aim of the present study is to analyze the association of preoperative serum albumin levels with acute kidney injury and the requirement of renal replacement therapy after isolated coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG).