Saline Administration and Delayed Graft Function in Patients Undergoing Kidney Transplantation: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Kolodzie K., ÇAKMAKKAYA Ö. S., Boparai E. S., Tavakol M., Feiner J. R., Kim M., ...More

ANESTHESIOLOGY, vol.135, no.4, pp.621-632, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 135 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/aln.0000000000003887
  • Journal Name: ANESTHESIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, PASCAL, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.621-632
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


Background: Perioperative normal saline administration remains common practice during kidney transplantation. The authors hypothesized that the proportion of balanced crystalloids versus normal saline administered during the perioperative period would be associated with the likelihood of delayed graft function.