The study targeted temperatures ranging from 34-35 C as an intervention for the hypothermia group . How was this temperature range picked ? In your opinion, do you suspect that lower temperatures than 34 C may have more protective effect against ischemic reperfusion injury ?
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Veeraish Chauhan, MD, FACP, FASN
Attending Nephrologist at Renal Hypertension Center
Kassem Safa, MD
Transplant Nephrologist, Mass General Hospital
W. James Chon, M.D., FACP, FASN, FAST
Associate Professor, Univ of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS); Medical Director, Renal Transplant Program, UAMS Medical Center
Mohamed Alseiari, MD
Nephrology Fellow at Brown University
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