Furosemide in acute oliguric renal failure. A controlled trial.

  title={Furosemide in acute oliguric renal failure. A controlled trial.},
  author={D J Kleinknecht and D. Ganeval and L A Gonzalez-Duque and Jacques Fermanian},
  volume={17 1},
A randomized study was conducted on 66 patients with acute established oliguric renal failure. Intravenous doses of furosemide ranging from 1.5 to 6.0 mg/kg were given every 4 h to 33 of the patients; the remaining 33 patients served as controls. A persisting diuretic response was observed in 5 treated patients and in 2 controls. Hemodialyses were required in most of them. Furosemide did not significantly modify in cured patients the mean oliguric period, the number of dialyses and the mean… CONTINUE READING

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