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What does WI stand for?

WI stands for Warm Ischemia

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Researchers found that each additional minute of warm ischemia is associated with a 5 to 6 percent increase in the odds of developing acute renal failure or reduced kidney functioning and is associated with a 6 percent increased risk of new onset Stage IV chronic kidney disease during long-term follow-up.
Five months postoperatively, the transplanted lung was functioning well, confirming that the lungs can tolerate 1 hour of warm ischemia after circulatory arrest, and that topical cooling preserves them in an "excellent" state for 12 to 24 hours, said Stig Steen, MD and colleagues in the March 17th issue of the Lancet.