Urine Biochemistry in the Early Postoperative Period after Cardiac Surgery: Role in Acute Kidney Injury Monitoring
Sequential serum creatinine and urine electrolyte concentrations in the first 60 hours after intensive care unit admission of 3 patients in the postoperative period of cardiac surgery. Patient 1 did not develop creatinine-based AKI (left); patient 2 developed a transient AKI (middle), and patient 3 developed a persistent AKI (right). AKI: acute kidney injury.
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