Jeremiah R Brown

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of perioperative acute kidney injury as a severity index for thirty-day readmission after cardiac surgery
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Departments of Medicine Section of Cardiology and Community and Family Medicine, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:111-7. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of using the duration of acute kidney injury in cardiac surgery: an example using two antifibrinolytics
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Section of Cardiology Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 43:227-31. 2011
  3. pmc Determinants of acute kidney injury duration after cardiac surgery: an externally validated tool
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Section of Cardiology Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:570-6. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Using biomarkers to improve the preoperative prediction of death in coronary artery bypass graft patients
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 42:293-300. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Sodium bicarbonate plus N-acetylcysteine prophylaxis: a meta-analysis
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:1116-24. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Invited commentary
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1202-3. 2008
  7. doi request reprint How do centres begin the process to prevent contrast-induced acute kidney injury: a report from a new regional collaborative
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, HB 7505, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:54-62. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Does tight glucose control prevent myocardial injury and inflammation?
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 43:144-52. 2011
  9. pmc Duration of acute kidney injury impacts long-term survival after cardiac surgery
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Section of Cardiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1142-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Does safe dosing of iodinated contrast prevent contrast-induced acute kidney injury?
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth College, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 3:346-50. 2010

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. pmc Impact of perioperative acute kidney injury as a severity index for thirty-day readmission after cardiac surgery
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Departments of Medicine Section of Cardiology and Community and Family Medicine, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:111-7. 2014
    ..Current models to predict readmission have not evaluated the association between severity of postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) and 30-day readmissions...
  2. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of using the duration of acute kidney injury in cardiac surgery: an example using two antifibrinolytics
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Section of Cardiology Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 43:227-31. 2011
    ..09, 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.65-2.65). AKI duration added to the AKIN definition of AKI may provide the necessary sensitivity and specificity for evaluating renal outcomes in clinical trials...
  3. pmc Determinants of acute kidney injury duration after cardiac surgery: an externally validated tool
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Section of Cardiology Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:570-6. 2012
    ..We sought to identify perioperative risk factors that predict duration of AKI, a complication that effects short and long-term survival...
  4. ncbi request reprint Using biomarkers to improve the preoperative prediction of death in coronary artery bypass graft patients
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 42:293-300. 2010
    ..The added measurement of multiple biomarkers outside of preoperative risk factors may be an unnecessary use of health care resources with little added benefit for predicting in-hospital mortality...
  5. doi request reprint Sodium bicarbonate plus N-acetylcysteine prophylaxis: a meta-analysis
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2:1116-24. 2009
    ..We sought to conduct a meta-analysis to compare N-acetylcysteine (NAC) in combination with sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO(3)) for the prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury (AKI)...
  6. doi request reprint Invited commentary
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1202-3. 2008
  7. doi request reprint How do centres begin the process to prevent contrast-induced acute kidney injury: a report from a new regional collaborative
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, HB 7505, One Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:54-62. 2012
    ..Reducing the risk of CI-AKI is a patient safety objective set by the National Quality Forum...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does tight glucose control prevent myocardial injury and inflammation?
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 43:144-52. 2011
    ..Future studies are needed to evaluate the cardiotoxic mechanisms of hyperglycemia postulated in this study...
  9. pmc Duration of acute kidney injury impacts long-term survival after cardiac surgery
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Section of Cardiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1142-8. 2010
    ..However, it is not known how adverse long-term consequences vary according to the duration of AKI. We sought to determine the association between duration of AKI and survival...
  10. doi request reprint Does safe dosing of iodinated contrast prevent contrast-induced acute kidney injury?
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth College, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 3:346-50. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that there is a relationship between contrast volume and CI-AKI and that there might be reason to track incremental contrast volumes above and below the MACD limit...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cardiac troponin T levels in on- and off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 10:E42-6. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the additional myocardial injury associated with CCAB compared with OPCAB is sustained when patients are stratified by priority and 2- or 3-vessel disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Anti-inflammatory effect of aprotinin: a meta-analysis
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Extra Corpor Technol 41:79-86. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival after cardiac surgery is predicted by estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:4-11. 2008
    ..Postoperative eGFR and its association with long-term survival have not been well studied...
  14. doi request reprint The evaluation of creatinine clearance, estimated glomerular filtration rate and serum creatinine in predicting contrast-induced acute kidney injury among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Alina M Robert
    Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Cardiology, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 13:3-10. 2012
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Primary percutaneous coronary intervention for patients presenting with ST-elevation myocardial infarction: process improvements in rural prehospital care delivered by emergency medical services
    Michael E Rezaee
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 53:210-8. 2010
    ..Therefore, we evaluated EMS processes of care before and after a period of continuous quality improvement to improve E2B times in our rural tertiary care medical center...
  16. doi request reprint Reduction in intraoperative bacterial contamination of peripheral intravenous tubing through the use of a passive catheter care system
    Randy W Loftus
    Department of Anesthesiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Anesth Analg 115:1315-23. 2012
    ..The secondary aim was to evaluate the impact of this novel intervention on the combined incidence of 30-day postoperative infections and IV catheter-associated phlebitis...
  17. doi request reprint Transient and persistent renal dysfunction are predictors of survival after percutaneous coronary intervention: insights from the Dartmouth Dynamic Registry
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 72:347-54. 2008
    ..We sought to determine if transient and persistent elevations in creatinine following percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) resulted in poor survival...
  18. doi request reprint Cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury: a comparison of two consensus criteria
    Alina M Robert
    Internal Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1939-43. 2010
    ..We sought to estimate the ability of both the RIFLE and and AKIN criteria to predict the risk of in-hospital mortality in the setting of cardiac surgery...
  19. doi request reprint Long-term survival and cardiac troponin T elevation in on- and off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Heart Surg Forum 11:E163-8. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that long-term survival rates for CCAB and OPCAB patients were similar when stratified by cTnT concentration...
  20. doi request reprint Real world, long-term outcomes comparison between paclitaxel-eluting and sirolimus-eluting stent platforms
    Mandeep S Sidhu
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 23:167-75. 2010
    ..2% for SES (95% CI 94.7-97.3) and 95.3% for PES (95% CI 93.7-96.5). SES and PES drug-eluting stent platforms have good and similar extended outcomes in this real world registry of unselected patients having PCI...
  21. doi request reprint Outcomes of diabetics receiving bare-metal stents versus drug-eluting stents
    Vijay S Ramanath
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:473-81. 2010
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Multiple reservoirs contribute to intraoperative bacterial transmission
    Randy W Loftus
    Department of Anesthesiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Anesth Analg 114:1236-48. 2012
    ..Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis was used to assess the contribution of reservoir bacterial pathogens to 30-day postoperative infections...
  23. ncbi request reprint Multivariable prediction of renal insufficiency developing after cardiac surgery
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Circulation 116:I139-43. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that preoperative patient characteristics could be used to predict the patient-specific risk of developing postoperative renal insufficiency...
  24. doi request reprint Interaction of gender and age on post cardiac catheterization contrast-induced acute kidney injury
    R Bhullar Sidhu
    Section of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1482-6. 2008
    ..5% vs 11.0%, p <0.001) and >80-year-old (18.7% vs 15.1%, p = 0.048) groups, but no differences were seen in the younger cohorts. In conclusion, geriatric women are at greatest risk for the development of CIAKI after angiography...
  25. doi request reprint Effect of prior cardiac operations on survival after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Donald S Likosky
    Department of Medicine, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1260-7. 2011
    ..We examined a recent regional experience to determine the effect of a prior cardiac operation on short-term and midterm outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  26. ncbi request reprint The diabetic disadvantage: historical outcomes measures in diabetic patients undergoing cardiac surgery -- the pre-intravenous insulin era
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:281-8. 2006
    ..001). In summary, The Diabetic Disadvantage in the pre-intravenous insulin era is characterized by worse short- and long-term outcomes for diabetic patients undergoing cardiac surgery in the United States and Canada...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predicting readmission or death after acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon, New Hampshire Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire
    Clin Cardiol 36:570-5. 2013
    ..However, there has been limited investigation conducted of prospective clinical registries to determine relevant risk factors...
  28. doi request reprint Sex disparities in pre-hospital and hospital treatment of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Michael E Rezaee
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Hosp Pract (1995) 41:25-33. 2013
    ..To determine whether sex disparities exist in pre-hospital and hospital time to treatment in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI)...
  29. doi request reprint The impact of hematocrit drop on long-term survival after cardiac catheterization: insights from the Dartmouth Dynamic Registry
    Calvin C Leung
    Department of Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 75:378-86. 2010
    ..The long-term prognostic implication of post-procedural hematocrit drops in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization outside the clinical trial setting is not well defined...
  30. doi request reprint Effect of preoperative pulmonary hypertension on outcomes in patients with severe aortic stenosis following surgical aortic valve replacement
    David M Zlotnick
    Section of Cardiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 112:1635-40. 2013
    ..4, 95% CI 1.3 to 4.2, p = 0.003). In conclusion, severe PH in patients with severe AS is associated with increased rates of in-hospital adverse events and decreased 5-year survival after AVR...
  31. doi request reprint Classification and treatment of coronary artery bifurcation lesions: putting the Medina classification to the test
    David M Zlotnick
    Section of Cardiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 13:228-33. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to characterize the inter-observer variability of the Medina classification and examine its contribution to treatment selection strategy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Perioperative increases in serum creatinine are predictive of increased 90-day mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Circulation 114:I409-13. 2006
    ..However, perioperative increases in serum creatinine and the association with mortality has not been well-studied. We assessed the hypothesis that perioperative increases in creatinine are associated with increased 90-day mortality...
  33. doi request reprint Prevention of intravenous bacterial injection from health care provider hands: the importance of catheter design and handling
    Randy W Loftus
    Department of Anesthesiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, 1 Medical Center Dr Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Anesth Analg 115:1109-19. 2012
    ..The secondary aims were to identify risk factors for bacterial injection and to estimate the quantity of bacterial organisms injected during catheter handling...
  34. ncbi request reprint Classification and atherosclerosis distribution in patients with left main coronary disease
    Craig A Thompson
    Cardiology Section, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 22:431-6. 2009
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Contrast-induced acute kidney injury: the at-risk patient and protective measures
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Section of Cardiology, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 12:440-5. 2010
    ..Contrast agents may play a role in preventing CI-AKI. Implement catheter-laboratory technology and awareness to limit the amount of contrast dye used for any patient...
  36. doi request reprint Serious renal dysfunction after percutaneous coronary interventions can be predicted
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Lebanon, NH, USA
    Am Heart J 155:260-6. 2008
    ..0 mg/dL absolute increase in creatinine, or a > or = 50% increase in creatinine). We hypothesized that preprocedural patient characteristics could be used to predict the risk of post-PCI SRD...
  37. doi request reprint Review of case-mix corrected survival curves
    Todd A MacKenzie
    Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1416-25. 2012
    ..The purpose of this report is to describe, illustrate, and review several approaches to case-mix adjusted survival (or event-free) curves...
  38. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of the effect of automated contrast injection devices versus manual injection and contrast volume on risk of contrast-induced nephropathy
    Kristopher D Minsinger
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire
    Am J Cardiol 113:49-53. 2014
    ..001, 95% confidence interval 0.78 to 0.93) for those using ACIs compared with manual injection. In conclusion, the use of ACIs in angiography significantly reduces the volume of contrast delivered to the patient and the incidence of CIN...
  39. doi request reprint Primary percutaneous coronary intervention for patients presenting with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: process improvement in a rural ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction receiving center
    Nathaniel W Niles
    Section of Cardiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 53:202-9. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, One Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1502-3. 2007
  41. doi request reprint Intraoperative ketamine reduces perioperative opiate consumption in opiate-dependent patients with chronic back pain undergoing back surgery
    Randy W Loftus
    Department of Anesthesiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Anesthesiology 113:639-46. 2010
    ..Little is known regarding its efficacy in opiate-dependent patients with a history of chronic pain. We hypothesized that ketamine would reduce postoperative opiate consumption in this patient population...
  42. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis comparing the effectiveness and adverse outcomes of antifibrinolytic agents in cardiac surgery
    Jeremiah R Brown
    Center for the Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, USA
    Circulation 115:2801-13. 2007
    ..Since the 1980s, antifibrinolytic therapies have assisted surgical teams in reducing the amount of blood loss. To date, however, serious questions remain regarding the safety and effectiveness of these agents...
  43. pmc Metabolic biomarkers for predicting cardiovascular disease
    Jana E Montgomery
    Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Division of Cardiology, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 9:37-45. 2013
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Health system characteristics and rates of readmission after acute myocardial infarction in the United States
    Jeremiah R Brown
    The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Lebanon, NH J R B, C H C, W Z, T A M K, D J M, D C G Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Geisel School of Medicine, Lebanon, NH J R B, D J M
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e000714. 2014
    ..Therefore, we examined the association of hospital patterns of medical care with rates of 30-day readmission...
  45. doi request reprint Palliative care consultations for heart failure patients: how many, when, and why?
    Marie Bakitas
    Section of Palliative Medicine, Department of Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Hanover, NH, USA
    J Card Fail 19:193-201. 2013
    ..In preparation for development of a palliative care intervention for patients with heart failure (HF) and their caregivers, we aimed to characterize the HF population receiving palliative care consultations (PCCs)...
  46. doi request reprint Hand contamination of anesthesia providers is an important risk factor for intraoperative bacterial transmission
    Randy W Loftus
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756, USA
    Anesth Analg 112:98-105. 2011
    ..In this study, we hypothesized that bacterial contamination of anesthesia provider hands before patient contact is a risk factor for direct intraoperative bacterial transmission...
  47. ncbi request reprint Perioperative blood transfusion and blood conservation in cardiac surgery: the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists clinical practice guideline
    Victor A Ferraris
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:S27-86. 2007
    ..Blood must be viewed as a scarce resource that carries risks and benefits. A careful review of available evidence can provide guidelines to allocate this valuable resource and improve patient outcomes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive outcomes of off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Felix Hernandez
    Cardiothoracic Surgery, Eastern Maine Medical Center, 417 State St, Suite 421, Bangor, ME 04401, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1897-903. 2007
    ..We examined short-term and intermediate-term neurocognitive and index admission morbidity and mortality after coronary artery bypass surgery performed with and without the use of extracorporeal circulation...
  49. ncbi request reprint Estimated glomerular filtration rate and renal function
    Ruyun Jin
    Medical Data Research Center, Providence Health and Services, Portland, OR 97225, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1-3. 2008
    ..An eGFR/creatinine conversion table for individual patients derived from the eGFR equation with clinically significant cutpoints is given, which can be used by physicians as a pragmatic reference...
  50. ncbi request reprint Aprotinin in cardiac surgery
    Jeremiah R Brown
    N Engl J Med 354:1953-7; author reply 1953-7. 2006