Decreased Catecholamine Degradation Associates with Shock and Kidney Injury after Cardiac Surgery
Anja Haase-Fielitz, Michael Haase, Rinaldo Bellomo, Gavin Lambert, George Matalanis, David Story, Laurie Doolan, Brian Buxton, Geoff Gutteridge, Friedrich C Luft, Wolf-Hagen Schunck, Duska Dragun
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology | AMER SOC NEPHROLOGY | Published : 2009
Dr M. Haase holds a postdoctoral Feodor-Lynen Research Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. We thank the cardiac intensive care and operating theater nursing staff for their cooperation and the patients for participation in this study. Moreover, we are grateful for excellent technical assistance by Ramona Zummach (Max Delbruck Center, Berlin, Germany) with genotyping and by Florentia Socratous, (Baker Heart Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia) with catecholamine measurements.