Too early initiation of renal replacement therapy may be harmful.
Crit Care. 2011 Jan 26;15(1):112
Authors: Vinsonneau C, Monchi M
ABSTRACT: In an observational multicenter study, Elseviers and colleagues report that renal replacement therapy (RRT) in acutely ill patients treated for acute kidney injury is an independent risk factor for death. This result may question the benefit of the current practice of early RRT initiation.
PMID: 21345253 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]