Determinants of Fluid and Solute Removal Rates During Hemofiltration

  • N. J. Ofsthun
  • C. K. Colton
  • M. J. Lysaght


The rates at which fluid and solutes are removed from blood during hemofiltration depend on device dimensions and operating conditions. The purpose of this chapter is to describe these factors qualitatively and quantitatively in order to give the reader both an understanding of the physical phenomena involved and a grounding in the mathematical models available to quantify such phenomena.


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  • N. J. Ofsthun
  • C. K. Colton
  • M. J. Lysaght

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