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THE OBESITY PARADOX AND ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY (AKI) IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY PATIENTS

Background: The Obesity Paradox postulates that obesity is a protective factor against mortality in certain chronic conditions such as chronic kidney disease (CKD) and congestive heart failure. Although this paradox is established in CKD, few [...]

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