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Effect of Fenoldopam on Use of Renal Replacement Therapy Among Patients With Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery A Randomized Clinical Trial
JAMA, 2014, online 29th sept
The rationale for this study is that AKI requiring RRT after cardiac surgery occurs in 5% of patients with an associated mortality up to 60%. Fenoldopam, a selective D1 agonist, induces vasodilation of the renal, mesenteric, peripheral, and coronary arteries, without D2 effects,...
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