Anticoagulation in CRRT: Systemic or regional?

H. M. Oudemans-Van Straaten*

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During continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), anticoagulation of the extra-corporeal circuit is generally required in order to prevent clotting of the circuit, to preserve filter performance, optimize circuit survival and prevent loss of blood due to circuit clotting.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntensive Care Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationAnnual Update 2006
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)0387301569, 9780387301563
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2007

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