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Hypotension in liver transplantation and acute kidney injury

Intraoperative hypotension is independently associated with the development of acute kidney injury (AKI) after liver transplant surgery. The longer the mean arterial pressure stays < 65 mmHg, the higher the risk the patient will develop AKI in the immediate postoperative period, and the greater the likely severity.

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