Search Tag: renal-replacement therapy

ICU Management

2023 25 Oct

In critically ill patients with acute kidney injury (AKI), renal replacement therapy (RRT) is often necessary. The choice of RRT modality, such as intermittent haemodialysis (IHD) or continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), has been a subject of debate. IHD involves shorter, more frequent sessions, while CRRT is continuous and slower. CRRT is generally...Read more

ICU Management

2017 14 Feb

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) may be a feasible, safe, and complementary alternative to haemodialysis not only in the chronic setting, but also in the acute setting, according to a review in the journal Seminars in Nephrology. PD provides an efficient way to correct metabolic, electrolyte, acid-base, and volume disturbances generated by acute kidney injury...Read more