ROBERT W. FORTNER; ANDREW NOWAKOWSKI; CHARLES B. CARTER; LEROY H. KING; JAMES H. KNEPSHIELD
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FORTNER RW, NOWAKOWSKI A, CARTER CB, KING LH, KNEPSHIELD JH. Death Due to Overheated Dialysate During Dialysis. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:443-444. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-3-443
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(3):443-444.
A patient died during hemodialysis with the Travenol recirculating single-pass dialyzer after exposure of extracorporeal blood to overheated dialysate. A thermostat failure appears to have been the cause of this dialysis accident. Modifications in the dialysis procedure are presented for prevention of this complication.
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