Blood Purification for Sepsis

  title={Blood Purification for Sepsis},
  author={Vincenzo Cantaluppi and Marita Marengo and Zhi-Yong Peng and John A. Kellum and Rinaldo Bellomo and Claudio Ronco},
Abstract There is currently a clear biologic rationale for blood purification used in sepsis. Immunomodulation and organ support play important roles in the application of blood purification. Conventional continuous venovenous hemofiltration and hemodialysis have been shown not to be effective in sepsis in the absence of concomitant acute renal failure. Plasma therapies, high-volume hemofiltration, hemadsorption, or combinations of these therapies appear promising. However many questions still… CONTINUE READING

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