Does the Presence of Preoperative Proteinuria Predict Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury in Obese Patients Undergoing Elective Laparoscopic Surgery?

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Obesity, Unspecified
  • Age: Between 18 - 90 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. Subjects who are at least 18 years old
    2. Subjects undergoing elective laparoscopic bariatric surgery at NYULMC, including gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, and Roux -en-Y gastric bypass
    3. Subjects who are scheduled for surgery at least one day after PAT visit

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. Subjects with pre-existing end stage renal disease
    2. Subjects who have medical history of systemic disease known to cause proteinuria: monoclonal gammopathy,multiple myeloma, primary amyloidosis, diabetic nephropathy, acute myeloblastic leukemia, myoglobinuria, free hemoglobinuira
    3. Subjects who are pregnant
    4. Subjects diagnosed with AKI within 6 months of surgery
    5. Subjects diagnosed with cognitive dysfunction (i.e. mental retardation/developmental delay, dementia, delirium)
    6. Subjects unable to comply with all protocol procedures



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