Blood volume monitoring in intermittent hemodialysis for acute renal failure.

@article{Tonelli2002BloodVM,
  title={Blood volume monitoring in intermittent hemodialysis for acute renal failure.},
  author={Marcello Tonelli and Paula Astephen and Pantelis Andreou and Stephen Beed and Peter Lundrigan and Kailash Jindal},
  journal={Kidney international},
  year={2002},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={1075-80}
}
BACKGROUND Although hypotension commonly accompanies intermittent hemodialysis for acute renal failure (ARF) in the intensive care unit (ICU), little is known about how it may be prevented. Online relative blood volume (RBV) monitoring has been used to reduce hypotension in chronic hemodialysis, but is of unproven benefit in ARF. This study tested the… CONTINUE READING