Statistics from Altmetric.com
To the Editor,
In a recent article of Candilio et al1 assessing the effect of remote ischaemic preconditioning (RIPC) on postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing cardiac surgery, they showed that RIPC reduced the amount of perioperative myocardial injury by 26% and the incidence of acute kidney injury by 48%. They should be applauded for trying to control most of the risk factors affecting postoperative myocardial and kidney injury. However, to differentiate the effects of one factor on study endpoints, all other factors have to be standardised. In this study, several …
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.