Predicting effectiveness of nesiritide on dialysis and all-cause hospital mortality in patients undergoing cardiac surgery by post-operative gfr change
- At: 2007 FIP Congress in Beijing (China)
- Type: Poster
- By: HE, Jinghua (University of Florida, Gainesville, United States of America)
- Co-author(s): Winterstein, Almut (University of Florida, GAINESVILLE, United States of America)
Beaver, Thomas (University of Florida, GAINESVILLE, United States of America)
The NAPA (Nesiritide Administered Peri-anesthesia in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery) trial demonstrated a beneficial effect of nesiritide on preserving renal function in patients with left ventricular dysfunction undergoing cardiac surgery. Due to the small sample size, efficacy estimates focused on post-operative creatinine and.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.