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Risk Factors for Acute Renal Failure Following Thoracic or Thoracoabdominal Aortic Surgery

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Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
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Godet et al studied factors associated with acute renal failure following surgery to thoracic or thoracoabdominal aorta. Some factors are known preoperatively while the remaining can be determined when surgery has been completed. Patients at high risk for renal failure may benefit from more aggressive interventions. The authors are from the Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital in Paris, France.

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