ROBERT W. FORTNER; ANDREW NOWAKOWSKI; CHARLES B. CARTER; LEROY H. KING JR.; JAMES H. KNEPSHIELD
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.
FORTNER RW, NOWAKOWSKI A, CARTER CB, et al. Death Due to Overheated Dialysate During Dialysis. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:443–444. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-73-3-443
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(3):443-444.
Nephrology, Renal Replacement Therapy.
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