Preparation of the Setup for Performing Arteriovenous Hemofiltration

  • P. Kramer
  • G. Grieben


Figure 1 realistically depicts the simple tubing system which is required to perform continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration (CAVH). By means of two femoral catheters, (Item number 1130.089, Vygon Aachen), blood is conducted through a capillary hemofilter (Diafilter-20, Amicon, or other products) with arterial inlet and venous return tubing.


Substitution Solution Fluid Removal Femoral Catheter Syringe Infusion Pump Arterial Tubing 
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  1. 1.
    Kramer, P, Tiffin MC (1981) Arteriovenous hemofiltration (video tape: Detailed illustration of mechanism and preparation of the system for performing CAVH). Institut für Entwicklungsplanung und Strukturforschung, HannoverGoogle Scholar

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  • P. Kramer
  • G. Grieben

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