Application of continuous renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury in elderly patients.

@article{Liu2015ApplicationOC,
  title={Application of continuous renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury in elderly patients.},
  author={Sheng Yun Liu and Qing-li Cheng and Xiaoying Zhang and Qiang Ma and Yu-ling Liu and Rong Pan and Xiao-Yan Cai},
  journal={International journal of clinical and experimental medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={9973-8}
}
This study aims to analyze the factors that affect the prognosis of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) in elderly patients with acute kidney injury (AKI). Data obtained from 41 elderly patients with AKI who underwent CRRT in our department between January 2001 and December 2010 was retrospectively evaluated in this study. The enrolled patients were 80 to 100 years old, with a mortality of 60.98%. The mean Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) score was 27.8±5.6… CONTINUE READING