Removal of small and middle molecules by convective techniques.

  title={Removal of small and middle molecules by convective techniques.},
  author={Francesco Locatelli and Salvatore di Filippo and Celestina Manzoni},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  volume={15 Suppl 2},
The current renewed interest in haemofiltration (HF) is due mainly to its potential advantages in reducing morbidity and mortality. We analysed the data obtained from eight patients treated with pre-dilution HF and compared them with the calculated post-dilution HF and haemodialysis (HD) data in order to quantify the depurative performance of HF and to assess whether its claimed ability to improve cardiovascular stability is at least partially related to less sodium removal. The urea clearance… CONTINUE READING