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Title: Renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury: controversy and consensus.
Austin Authors: Ronco, Claudio;Ricci, Zaccaria;De Backer, Daniel;Kellum, John A;Taccone, Fabio S;Joannidis, Michael;Pickkers, Peter;Cantaluppi, Vincenzo;Turani, Franco;Saudan, Patrick;Bellomo, Rinaldo ;Joannes-Boyau, Olivier;Antonelli, Massimo;Payen, Didier;Prowle, John R;Vincent, Jean-Louis
Affiliation: Department of Intensive Care, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Center for Critical Care Nephrology, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15261, USA
Adult Critical Care Unit, The Royal London Hospital, Barts Health, Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1BB, UK
Department Nephrology Dialysis & Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute (IRRIV), San Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi, 36100, Vicenza, Italy.
Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Bambino Gesù Children's Hospital, IRCCS, Piazza S. Onofrio 4, 00165, Rome, Italy
Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Université libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, 1070, Brussels, Belgium
Division of Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Innsbruck, Anichstraße 35, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Radboud University Medical Centre, PO Box 9101, 6500, HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Nephrology, Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation Unit, University of Torino, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria 'Città della Salute e della Scienza di Torino Presidio Molinette', Corso Bramante 88, 10126, Turin, Italy
Department of Intensive Care, Aurelia Hospital and European Hospital, Via Portuense 694, 00416, Rome, Italy
Service of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine Specialties, University Hospital of Geneva, 4 rue Gabrielle Perret-Gentil, CH 1211, Geneva, Switzerland
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) de Bordeaux, Service d'Anesthésie-Réanimation 2, Avenue de Magellan, F-33600, Pessac, France
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli, Largo Agostino Gemelli 8, 00168, Rome, Italy
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Lariboisière Hospital, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, University of Paris, 7 Denis Diderot, 75475, Paris, Cedex 10, France
Department of Intensive Care, Erasme Hospital, Université libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, 1070, Brussels, Belgium
Issue Date: 6-Apr-2015
Publication information: Critical Care 2015; 19(): 146
Abstract: Renal replacement therapies (RRTs) represent a cornerstone in the management of severe acute kidney injury. This area of intensive care and nephrology has undergone significant improvement and evolution in recent years. Continuous RRTs have been a major focus of new technological and treatment strategies. RRT is being used increasingly in the intensive care unit, not only for renal indications but also for other organ-supportive strategies. Several aspects related to RRT are now well established, but others remain controversial. In this review, we review the available RRT modalities, covering technical and clinical aspects. We discuss several controversial issues, provide some practical recommendations, and where possible suggest a research agenda for the future.
Gov't Doc #: 25887923
DOI: 10.1186/s13054-015-0850-8
Type: Journal Article
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