ISSN 1016-5169 | E-ISSN 1308-4488
Archives of the Turkish Society of Cardiology
Acute Renal Failure Following Cardiac Operations [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1995; 23(5): 359-362

Acute Renal Failure Following Cardiac Operations

Rıza TÜRKÖZ1, Banu DENGİZ1, Ayhan AKÇAY1, Cengiz ÖZBEK1, Levent YILIK1, Mansur ŞAĞBAN1

The incidence and course of acute renal failure (ARF) following open heart surgery was retrospectively analyzed. Nine cases of severe ARF were identified in a total of 730 patients who underwent cardiac operations. Hemodialysis was initiated in all patients, and the mortality rate was 55%. Although hemodialysis was instituted at an early stage in severe ARF, the mortality rate was high. Deaths were caused by sepsis, heart failure, multiorgan failure, and gastrointestinal bleeding. Moderate ARF was found in 65 patients. This incidence of 8.9% is lower than previously reported. This was attributed to pulsalite perfusion during operation. Early postoperative hypotension, low haematocrit value during cardiopulmonary bypass (CBP), longer CPB duration and aortic cross-clamping time increase the incidence of severe ARF in the postoperative course.

Keywords: Open heart surgery, kidney failure

How to cite this article
Rıza TÜRKÖZ, Banu DENGİZ, Ayhan AKÇAY, Cengiz ÖZBEK, Levent YILIK, Mansur ŞAĞBAN. Acute Renal Failure Following Cardiac Operations. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 1995; 23(5): 359-362
Manuscript Language: Turkish

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