Hemodialysis in children weighing less than 15 kg: a single-center experience

@article{Kovalski2007HemodialysisIC,
  title={Hemodialysis in children weighing less than 15 kg: a single-center experience},
  author={Yael Kovalski and Roxana Cleper and Irit Krause and Miriam Davidovits},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={2105-2110}
}
Despite significant technical improvements, hemodialysis in infants with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is still associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The files of patients weighing less than 15 kg with ESRD who were treated with hemodialysis at our institute between 1995 and 2005 were reviewed for background and treatment characteristics, morbidity and outcome. The study group included 11 patients aged 7–75 months (mean 34.2 months) weighing 7.2–14.9 kg (mean 10.9 kg). Mean… CONTINUE READING