Continuous veno-venous hemofiltration without anticoagulation in high-risk patients

@article{Tan2000ContinuousVH,
  title={Continuous veno-venous hemofiltration without anticoagulation in high-risk patients},
  author={Han Khim Tan and Ian Baldwin and Rinaldo Bellomo},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={26},
  pages={1652-1657}
}
Objective: To study the safety and operative efficacy of continuous veno-venous hemofiltration (CVVH) without anticoagulation in patients at high risk of bleeding. Design: Prospective cohort study and comparison to control group. Setting: Tertiary, multidisciplinary intensive care unit. Patients: Forty hemofiltration circuits in 12 patients with severe acute renal failure (ARF) deemed at high risk of bleeding. Forty control circuits in 14 patients treated with low-dose pre-filter heparin… CONTINUE READING

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