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Critical Care: Sepsis II |

Increased Risk of Mortality With Hypoalbuminemia and Albumin Transfusion in Patients With Septic Shock in a Single Institution

Brian Garnet, MD; Martin Aldana-Campos, MD; Varun Shah, MD; Mohammad Elballat, MD; Atif Shah, MD; Elie Donath, MD; Samer Fahmy, MD
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University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Atlantis, FL


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):367A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.380
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SESSION TITLE: Sepsis II

SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster

PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

PURPOSE: Recent research has demonstrated an association between hypoalbuminemia and mortality in patients with septic shock. Multiple randomized controlled trials have found no benefit of albumin transfusion as compared to crystalloid transfusion for fluid resuscitation in patients with septic shock. Our aim was to confirm the association of hypoalbuminemia with mortality in septic shock and explore a possible association of albumin transfusion with mortality.

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