Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in the Adult Intensive Care Unit: History and Current Trends
- Incidence, risk factors and 90-day mortality of patients with acute kidney injury in Finnish intensive care units: the FINNAKI study. Nisula, Sara; Kaukonen, Kirsi-Maija; Vaara, Suvi; Korhonen, Anna-Maija; Poukkanen, Meri; Karlsson, Sari; Haapio, Mikko; Inkinen, Outi; Parviainen, Ilkka; Suojaranta-Ylinen, Raili; Laurila, Jouko; Tenhunen, Jyrki; Reinikainen, Matti; Ala-Kokko, Tero; Ruokonen, Esko; Kuitunen, Anne; Pettilä, Ville // Intensive Care Medicine;Mar2013, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p420
Purpose: We aimed to determine the incidence, risk factors and outcome of acute kidney injury (AKI) in Finnish ICUs. Methods: This prospective, observational, multi-centre study comprised adult emergency admissions and elective patients whose stay exceeded 24 h during a 5-month period in 17...
- RRT treatment for AKI: is more always better? Lins, Robert L. // Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation;Dec2012, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p4252
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- Severe acute kidney injury not treated with renal replacement therapy: characteristics and outcome. Schneider, Antoine G.; Uchino, Shigehiko; Bellomo, Rinaldo // Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation;Mar2012, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p947
Background. Only a proportion of critically ill patients with severe [RIFLE (Risk, Injury, Failure, Loss, End-stage renal disease) criteria, class-F] acute kidney injury (AKI) appear to receive renal replacement therapy (RRT). The aim of this study was to study the characteristics and outcome of...
- Advantage of CRRT vs IHD Remains Difficult to Demonstrate. // Kidney;Jul/Aug98, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p154
Presents a summary of the article 'Intermittent Versus Continuous Treatment for Acute Renal Failure: Where Do We Stand?,' by E.F.H. van Bommel and H.H. Ponssen published in 'American Journal of Kidney Diseases.'
- Effect of Fenoldopam on Use of Renal Replacement Therapy Among Patients With Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery. Bove, Tiziana; Zangrillo, Alberto; Guarracino, Fabio; Alvaro, Gabriele; Persi, Bruno; Maglioni, Enivarco; Galdieri, Nicola; Comis, Marco; Caramelli, Fabio; Pasero, Daniela C.; Pala, Giovanni; Renzini, Massimo; Conte, Massimiliano; Paternoster, Gianluca; Martinez, Blanca; Pinelli, Fulvio; Frontini, Mario; Zucchetti, Maria C.; Pappalardo, Federico; Amantea, Bruno // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;12/3/2014, Vol. 312 Issue 21, p2244
IMPORTANCE No effective pharmaceutical agents have yet been identified to treat acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery. OBJECTIVE To determine whether fenoldopam reduces the need for renal replacement therapy in critically ill cardiac surgery patients with acute kidney injury. DESIGN,...
- CorMedix Announces Successful Completion of Patient Recruitment in Phase II Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury Study with CRMD001 (A Proprietary Formulation of Deferiprone). // Biomedical Market Newsletter;6/19/2011, p776
The article reports that CorMedix Inc. has completed patient enrollment in its phase II Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury (Ci-AKI) study with CRMD001, as a potential oral drug. It mentions that the phase II study explored the potency and safety of CRMD001 to treat acute kidney injury and...
- Acute Kidney Injury: Controversies Revisited. Yong, Kenneth; Dogra, Gursharan; Boudville, Neil; Pinder, Mary; Wai Lim // International Journal of Nephrology;2011, p1
This paper addresses the epidemiology of AKI specifically in relation to recent changes in AKI classification and revisits the controversies regarding the timing of initiation of dialysis and the use of peritoneal dialysis as a renal replacement therapy for AKI. In summary, the new RIFLE/AKIN...
- Acute Renal Replacement Therapy in Children with Diarrhea-Associated Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome: A Single Center 16 Years of Experience. Grisaru, Silviu; Morgunov, Melissa A.; Samuel, Susan M.; Midgley, Julian P.; Wade, Andrew W.; Tee, James B.; Hamiwka, Lorraine A. // International Journal of Nephrology;2011, p1
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is becoming more prevalent among hospitalized children, its etiologies are shifting, and new treatment modalities are evolving; however, diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome (D+HUS) remains the most common primary disease causing AKI in young children. Little...
- The spectrum of acute renal failure in the intensive care unit compared with that seen in other settings. Liano, Fernando; Junco, Eduardo; Pascual, Julio; Madero, Rosario; Verde, Eduardo // Kidney International Supplement;May1998, Issue 66, pS-16
Examines the outcome of patients with acute renal failure (ARF) in intensive care unit (ICU) and non-intensive care units. Mortality rate in ICU; Presentation of isolated ARF in non-ICU patient; Preponderance of dialytic treatment.