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Score of Thakar et al for Predicting Acute Renal Failure After Cardiac Surgery

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient who is undergoing cardiac surgery for the risk of developing acute renal failure after surgery using the score of Thakar et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

N17

Description:

Thakar et al developed a score for predicting the risk of acute renal failure after cardiac surgery. This can help identify patients who should be monitored more closely and who may benefit from early interventions. The authors are from the Cleveland Clinic and the University of Cincinnati in Ohio.

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