Daniel Brest'an

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BACKGROUND The level of residual renal function (RRF) has an important impact on follow-up in critically ill patients with renal failure. There is currently no clear marker of RRF. METHODS Cystatin C (cysC) concentrations were measured before and during the first 48 h of CVVHDF in 33 mechanically ventilated patients suffering from renal failure. Samples(More)
BACKGROUND The reasons for the decrease or increase of urine output following the start of continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration (CVVHDF) have not yet been explained sufficiently. The renoprotective properties of natriuretic peptides were described. METHODS The levels of atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) and brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) were measured(More)
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