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Renal dysfunction is considered a major risk factor in cardiac surgery. Renal function has earlier been estimated by creatinine and more recently by cystatin C, both of which are analysed in a blood sample. New evidence seems to suggest that if the ratio between estimated renal function from cystatin C and creatinine is below 60% the patient has a higher rate of mortality irrespective of renal function. This syndrome is named Shrunken Pore Syndrome.
We study patients whom have undergone elective cardiac surgery at our institution and on whom we before the surgery has collected blood samples. They are all included in our in house patient registry and qulaity database and afterwards we match this data to our national tax registry to get data on mortality.
Our aim is to evaluate whether Shrunken Pore Syndrome influence mortality following elective cardiac surgery.
Shrunken Pore Syndrome
Shrunken Pore Syndrome
Skåne University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-31T14:29:40-0400
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An opening through the NUCLEAR ENVELOPE formed by the nuclear pore complex which transports nuclear proteins or RNA into or out of the CELL NUCLEUS and which, under some conditions, acts as an ion channel.
Proteins that form the structure of the NUCLEAR PORE. They are involved in active, facilitated and passive transport of molecules in and out of the CELL NUCLEUS.
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