Extracorporeal dialysis in neonatal hyperammonemia: modalities and prognostic indicators

@article{Picca2001ExtracorporealDI,
  title={Extracorporeal dialysis in neonatal hyperammonemia: modalities and prognostic indicators},
  author={Stefano Picca and Carlo Dionisi-Vici and Damiano C Abeni and Anna Pastore and Cristiano Rizzo and Marcello Orzalesi and Gaetano Sabetta and Gianfranco Rizzoni and Andrea Bartuli},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2001},
  volume={16},
  pages={862-867}
}
We investigated the prognostic indicators in ten hyperammonemic neonates: four treated by continuous arteriovenous hemodialysis (CAVHD), four with continuous venovenous hemodialysis (CVVHD), and two with hemodialysis (HD). Plasma ammonium levels decreased significantly within the first 24 h irrespective of dialysis modality (from 1419 to 114 µmol/l, median… CONTINUE READING