Extended daily dialysis vs. continuous hemodialysis for ICU patients with acute renal failure: a two-year single center report.

@article{Kumar2004ExtendedDD,
  title={Extended daily dialysis vs. continuous hemodialysis for ICU patients with acute renal failure: a two-year single center report.},
  author={V. Asha Kumar and Jane Y Yeun and Thomas A. Depner and Burl R Don},
  journal={The International journal of artificial organs},
  year={2004},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={371-9}
}
Extended daily dialysis (EDD) is an easily implemented alternative to continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) in the intensive care unit (ICU). Since EDD offers most of the advantages of CRRT, we sought to compare the effectiveness of these two modalities. In this 2-year study, 54 ICU patients with ARF were treated with either continuous hemodialysis (CHD) or EDD. Oliguria was present in 64% of patients who received CHD vs. 73% of EDD patients (p=NS) while 93% of CHD and 81% of EDD patients… CONTINUE READING
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