Prophylactic hemofiltration in severely traumatized patients: effects on post-traumatic organ dysfunction syndrome

@article{Bauer2001ProphylacticHI,
  title={Prophylactic hemofiltration in severely traumatized patients: effects on post-traumatic organ dysfunction syndrome},
  author={Michael Bauer and Ingo Marzi and Thomas Ziegenfu\ss and Werner Riegel},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={27},
  pages={376-383}
}
Objective: To evaluate the effects of prophylactic veno-venous hemofiltration (CVVH) in the absence of renal failure on multiple organ dysfunction syndrome after severe multiple trauma. Design: Prospective, randomized study. Setting: Intensive care unit (ICU) in a university hospital. Patients: Twenty-four patients with severe multiple trauma (injury severity score ≥27), no renal failure on admission and no contraindication for moderate heparinization. Interventions: Twelve patients received… CONTINUE READING