PAUL E. TESCHAN; CHARLES R. BAXTER, M.D.; THOMAS F. O'BRIEN, M.D.; JACK N. FREYHOF; WILLIAM H. HALL
Following the introduction of clinically usable artificial kidneys by Kolff,1 Alwall,2 Murray3 and Skeggs and Leonards,4 and the pioneering clinical investigations by Merrill,5, 6 hemodialysis has been widely employed in the treatment of acute renal failure§ according to certain conventional indications: (1) definite clinical uremia, and/or (2) hyperkalemia with myocardial potassium intoxication, when either or both progress in spite of a suppressive medical regimen, including cation exchange resins for potassium removal.7-15 Such dialysis treatment usually results in a more nearly normal blood chemical pattern and a gratifying clinical improvement, at least in the absence of significantly symptomatic underlying disease.16
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TESCHAN PE, BAXTER CR, O'BRIEN TF, FREYHOF JN, HALL WH. PROPHYLACTIC HEMODIALYSIS IN THE TREATMENT OF ACUTE RENAL FAILURE(PROPHYLACTIC HEMODIALYSIS IN THE TREATMENT OF ACUTE RENAL FAILURE*). Ann Intern Med. 1960;53:992–1016. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-53-5-992
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1960;53(5):992-1016.
Acute Kidney Injury, Nephrology, Renal Replacement Therapy.
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