High-volume continuous venovenous hemofiltration as an effective therapy for acute management of inborn errors of metabolism in young children.

@article{Lai2007HighvolumeCV,
  title={High-volume continuous venovenous hemofiltration as an effective therapy for acute management of inborn errors of metabolism in young children.},
  author={Yi-Chun Lai and Hsin-Ping Huang and I F Tsai and Y Tsau},
  journal={Blood purification},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={303-8}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM Renal replacement therapies (RRTs) have been used for the acute management of inborn errors of metabolism. Hemodialysis is the most effective modality. The aim of this article is to demonstrate that high-volume hemofiltration can offer an alternative way to effectively remove small molecules. METHODS Eight patients presented with acute neurological deterioration due to ammonia or organic acid accumulation. Different RRTs were applied, including continuous venovenous… CONTINUE READING
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