Continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration: improved survival in surgical acute renal failure?

@article{Bartlett1986ContinuousAH,
  title={Continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration: improved survival in surgical acute renal failure?},
  author={Robert H. Bartlett and James R. Mault and Ronald Edwin Dechert and Jerry Lee Palmer and Richard D. Swartz and Friedrich K. Port},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1986},
  volume={100 2},
  pages={
          400-8
        }
}
Continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration (CAVH) is an effective method for renal failure management that has the potential to decrease mortality rates. This hypothesis has not been comparatively studied. Fifty six patients with acute oliguric renal failure complicating multiple organ failure had measurements of resting energy expenditure by indirect calorimetry, caloric and protein intake, energy balance, and outcome. Two management protocols included hemodialysis, full calories, and low protein… CONTINUE READING

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