Renal replacement therapy after repair of congenital heart disease in children. A comparison of hemofiltration and peritoneal dialysis.

@article{Fleming1995RenalRT,
  title={Renal replacement therapy after repair of congenital heart disease in children. A comparison of hemofiltration and peritoneal dialysis.},
  author={Frank Fleming and Desmond J Bohn and H Berryman Edwards and Pete J. Cox and Denis Geary and Brian W McCrindle and William Galbraith Williams},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={109 2},
  pages={322-31}
}
The development of renal failure necessitating peritoneal dialysis after cardiac operations is associated with a reported mortality greater than 50%. Improved fluid removal and nutritional support have been reported with the use of continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration and continuous venovenous hemofiltration techniques. We have compared our experience with all three techniques in managing children who required renal replacement therapy after cardiac operations in terms of efficacy (fluid… CONTINUE READING
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