An evidence-based review of the use of isolated ultrafiltration (UF) for the treatment of decompensated heart failure in cardiorenal syndrome. ************************************** Estimated Time to View: 40-50 minutes Title: Ultrafiltration in Acute Cardiorenal Syndrome — CARRESS-HF Trial Author: Nirav Jasani, MD Author Type: Fellow Citation: Nephrology On-Demand 2013, Volume 4, Number 1 Disclaimers: None Resource Type: […]

Below is a quick summary of the key teaching points made by Dr. Kevin Finkel (University of Texas Medical School at Houston) during his special guest lecture on 8 November 2012 by Dr. Nirav Jasani (East Carolina University). [Critique this blog] [Return to NOD Blogs] 1. Chloride rich fluid like NORMAL SALINE, high risk of […]

Highlights from the 17th Annual International CRRT Meetings from San Diego, CA.

One of the first reported single-center experiences in the use of slow low-efficiency dialysis for ICU patients. This paper highlights the University of Arkansas’ experience with SLED regarding patient outcomes compared to intermittent hemodialysis based on the APACHE-2 illness severity scoring system.