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When to initiate RRT?
Episode 217th September 2022 • ESICM Talk • ESICM
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Acute kidney injury is common in critically ill patients, and 10-15% of ICU patients receive renal replacement therapy (RRT). The timing of therapy initiation is limited by heterogeneity, but until 10-15 years ago there was a trend toward early initiation, as noted by several meta-analyses.

In the past 5 years, several large PRCTs have addressed this topic: ELAIN, AKIKI, IDEAL-ICU, STARRT-AKI, and AKIKI-2 .

In this ESICM NEXT educational podcast, we will find out what is the most recent consensus and what are the clinical tools to facilitate the initiation of RRT.

Speakers

Antoine SCHNEIDER. Lausanne University Hospital (CH). Chair, ESICM Acute Kidney Injury Section.

Eric HOSTE. Universitair Ziekenhuis Ghent (BE).

Sean BAGSGAW. University of Alberta Hospital (CA); Mazankowski Alberta Health Institute (CA).

Silvia DE ROSA. San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza (IT). ESICM Next Committee member.

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