Mediator removal with CRRT: complement and cytokines.

  title={Mediator removal with CRRT: complement and cytokines.},
  author={William Silvester},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={30 5 Suppl 4},
The evidence from animal sepsis models that hemofiltration may ameliorate the hemodynamic changes that occur in septic shock has led to speculation that continuous renal replacement therapy may have nonrenal benefits in septic patients. Much of the subsequent work has been done to elucidate the mechanisms of this benefit, in particular the role of removal… CONTINUE READING