James M Smelser

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OBJECTIVES The AVOID-HF (Aquapheresis versus Intravenous Diuretics and Hospitalization for Heart Failure) trial tested the hypothesis that patients hospitalized for HF treated with adjustable ultrafiltration (AUF) would have a longer time to first HF event within 90 days after hospital discharge than those receiving adjustable intravenous loop diuretics(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate survival and renal recovery after dialysis in patients with acute renal failure with use of synthetic membranes compared with substituted cellulose membranes. PATIENTS AND METHODS We prospectively studied survival and recovery of renal function of 66 patients with acute renal failure who required intermittent hemodialysis.(More)
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