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Comparison of Dialysis Strategies in Critically Ill Patients With Acute Renal Failure

2014-07-24 14:25:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The goal of the present study is the comparison of different dialysis strategies in critically ill patients with acute renal failure on the intensive care unit. Patients are treated with either continuous dialysis or hemofiltration. Outcome measures are death, restitution of renal function, days on ICU, hemodynamic stability, dialysis efficiency.

Description

The goal of the present study is the comparison of different renal replacement strategies in critically ill patients with acute renal failure on the intensive care unit. In a prospectively randomized clinical study patients are treated with either continuous dialysis (SLED) or continuous hemofiltration (CVVHD). 200 patients should be included in the study (n=100 each). The primary outcome is death at ICU, secondary outcome measures are restitution of renal function, days on ICU, hemodynamic stability, dialysis efficiency.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Dialysis

Intervention

Renal replacement therapy

Location

Division of Nephrology, University of Heidelberg
Heidelberg
Baden-Wurttemberg
Germany
69120

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

University of Heidelberg

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:25:00-0400

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