Continuous renal replacement therapy in neonates and young infants during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

@article{Cavagnaro2007ContinuousRR,
  title={Continuous renal replacement therapy in neonates and young infants during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.},
  author={Felipe Cavagnaro and Javier Kattan and Loreto Godoy and Annette Rios Gonzales and Andrea Vogel and Jos{\'e} I. Rodriguez and Miriam Faunes and Christian Fajardo and Piet Becker},
  journal={The International journal of artificial organs},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={220-6}
}
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a therapy that ensures adequate tissue oxygen delivery in patients suffering cardiac and/or respiratory failure that are unresponsive to conventional therapy. During ECMO, it is common to see a decrease in urine output that may be associated with acute renal failure. In this context, continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) should be considered. Our aim is to evaluate a pioneer experience in Latin America, related to the use of CRRT in a group of… CONTINUE READING

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