Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 27, Issue 11, pp 1685–1688 | Cite as

Acute renal failure: time for consensus

  • Rinaldo BellomoEmail author
  • John Kellum
  • Claudio Ronco


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Intensive Care and Department of MedicineAustin and Repatriation Medical CentreMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Division of Critical Care MedicineUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CentrePittsburghUSA
  3. 3.Divisione di NefrologiaOspedale San BortoloVicenzaItaly

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