Gentamicin Dosing and Monitoring Challenges in End-Stage Renal Disease

  • Florczykowski, Storer
  • Published 2013
The second leading cause of mortality in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients on intermittent hemodialysis is infection, preceded only by cardiovascular causes. The presence of indwelling catheters and repeated exposure to foreign materials during hemodialysis increase the risk of infection. Gentamicin is frequently used to treat infections in ESRD… (More)