Fluid restriction in patients undergoing abdominal surgery may increase risk of acute kidney injury


eMediNexus    14 May 2018

Among patients at increased risk for complications during major abdominal surgery, a restrictive fluid regimen did not offer any advantage with regard to disability-free survival than a liberal fluid regimen, it was also found to be associated with increased risk of acute kidney injury, suggests a study published May 10, 2018 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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