Fluid loading at surgery is accompanied by an increase in serum BNP, and return to a balanced fluid state after pancreatectomy is paralleled by changes in BNP and BUN/CR levels.
Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030-4008, USA.
J Am Coll Surg. 2012 May;214(5):778-87
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