Section 40
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Clinical evaluation of 2 years of hemodiafiltration using bicarbonate

Petracca, E.G.; Cesaro, A.; Biasioli, S.

La Clinica Terapeutica 133(3): 165-171


ISSN/ISBN: 0009-9074
PMID: 2142904
Accession: 039570771

At the end of a previous study concerning the use of different buffers for hemodiafiltration (BHDF) in both the re-infusate (40 mM/L) and dialysate (26 mM/L). Retrospective data analysis and showed BHDF to permit good acid/base balance, good clinical tolerability and satisfactory and persistent sense of well-being. From the point of view of kinetics, it is essential to evaluate carefully the acute and/or chronic effect of an alkaline blood pH during or after dial lysis, especially since the volume distribution of bicarbonate is not known.

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