Haptoglobin 2-2 Phenotype Is Associated With Increased Acute Kidney Injury After Elective Cardiac Surgery in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus. FREE

Haptoglobin 2-2 Phenotype Is Associated With Increased Acute Kidney Injury After Elective Cardiac Surgery in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus. 

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Background:

"Recent studies reported an association between the 2‐2 phenotype of haptoglobin (Hp 2‐2) and increased cardiorenal morbidity in nonsurgical diabetic patients. Our goal was to determine whether the Hp 2‐2 phenotype was associated with acute kidney injury (AKI) after elective cardiac surgery in patients with diabetes mellitus."1

 


1. Feng C, Naik BI, Xin W, Ma JZ, Scalzo DC, Thammishetti S et al.
J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Oct 5;6(10) FREE

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