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Bioelectrical Impedance Phase Angle—Predictor of Blood Transfusion in Cardiac Surgery

D. Ringaitiene et al.
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Used Parameters : Phase Angle

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Lithuania

Journal : Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia

Objective To determine whether bioelectrical impedance-derived phase angle (PA) can be a predictor of red blood cell (RBC) transfusion in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Design An observational retrospective study of prospectively collected data. Setting Single center, tertiary referral university hospital. Participants The study sample comprised 642 adult patients undergoing elective cardiac surgery. Interventions Patient demographic and clinical variables were collected. The body composition of the patients was evaluated by …
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