Clinical and technical aspects of hemofiltration.

Abstract

The removal of uremic substances in hemofiltration, in contrast to hemodialysis, is achieved by means of a convective transport across membranes of high porosity. Since 1974, more than 30 patients with chronic renal insufficiency have been treated with regular hemofiltration three times weekly for four to five hours each. After completing a pilot study, a… (More)

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