Renal Rescue: Management of Impending Renal Failure

  • J. Cordingley
  • M. Palazzo
Conference paper
Part of the Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine book series (YEARBOOK, volume 1996)


The development of acute renal failure (ARF) in patients with multiple organ system dysfunction (MODS) is associated with a high mortality upon which support with hemofiltration appears to have had little impact. The reason for this is unclear although complications such as hemorrhage, cardiovascular instability and prolongation of the course of renal dysfunction all play their part [1].


Glomerular Filtration Rate Acute Renal Failure Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Renal Blood Flow Acute Tubular Necrosis 
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