Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
Association Between Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury and Duration of Cardiopulmonary Bypass: A Meta-Analysis
Kumar AB, Suneja M, Bayman EO, et al (Univ of Iowa Hosps and Clinics) J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 26:64-69, 2012§
A systematic literature review was conducted using PubMed, EMBASE, and Cochrane Library databases and Google Scholar from January 1980 through September 2009. Initial search results were refined to include human subjects, age >18 years, randomized controlled trials, and prospective and retrospective cohort studies, meet the Acute Kidney Injury Network definition of renal failure, and report times on CPB.