Mathematical simulation of open-heart surgery lends clues to kidney failure

Posted by on June 8, 2016 1:55 pm
Categories: health

No one can deny that open-heart surgery, where the heart is exposed and the blood is made to bypass it, is one of the most invasive of all medical procedures. Nearly one-third of all patients undergoing heart surgery experience kidney failure, yet little is known about why kidney injury occurs or how to prevent it.

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