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Choosing a Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury 

Choosing a Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury
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Choosing a Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury
Author(s):

Jorge Cerdá

and Claudio Ronco

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190225537.003.0011
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date: 27 May 2020

Renal replacement therapy is the last treatment resort when all “conservative”, non-dialytic therapies have been ineffective. Timing of application, modality of choice and dose are the main variables to consider. All three variables have recently been object of research. While solid evidence has been made available on the adequate dose of RRT, timing and modality remain areas of ongoing controversy.

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