Tag: Renal Replacement Therapy

February 22, 2020

Renal Replacement Therapy in Pediatric Acute Kidney Injury

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common in critically ill children and affects nearly 30‚Äď40% of patients admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (ICU). Even with technological advances in critical care and dialysis, there is a high mortality rate of 66.8% to 90% in ICU patients. Renal replacement therapy (RRT) is often performed to treat

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February 22, 2020

Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (PCRRT) Expert Committee Recommendation on Prescribing Prolonged Intermittent Renal Replacement Therapy (PIRRT) in Critically Ill Children

Introduction Recently, prolonged intermittent renal replacement therapies (PIRRT) have emerged as cost‚Äźeffective alternatives to conventional CRRT and their use in the pediatric population has started to become more prominent. However, there is a lack of consensus guidelines on the use of PIRRT in pediatric patients in an intensive care setting. Methods A literature search was

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