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Comment & Response
October 13, 2015

Remote Ischemic Preconditioning and Postoperative Renal Dysfunction

Author Affiliations
  • 1Division of Cardiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 2Department of Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
JAMA. 2015;314(14):1519-1520. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.10543

To the Editor The Editorial by Drs Pan and Sheikh-Hamad1 accompanied the study by Zarbock et al2 showing a beneficial effect of remote ischemic preconditioning on the incidence of postoperative renal dysfunction in high-risk patients undergoing cardiac surgery.

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