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Continuous Arterio-Venous Hemofiltration: Optimization of Technical Procedures and New Directions

  • C. Ronco
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 260)

Abstract

In 1977 Peter Kramer treated the first patient affected by acute renal failure (ARF) with a new treatment modality called Continuous Arterio-Venous Hemofiltration (CAVH) (1).

Keywords

Acute Renal Failure Blood Pump Extracorporeal Circuit High Blood Flow Ultrafiltration Rate 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Ronco
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NephrologySt. Bortolo HospitalVincencaItaly

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