Acid dialysate correction of metabolic alkalosis in renal failure

American Journal of Kidney Diseases : the Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation
R E GerhardtC J Wolf

Abstract

Severe metabolic acidosis may occur during hemodialysis when the incorrect acid dialysis concentrate from a two-part bicarbonate dialysis system is used in an acetate dialysis machine. We deliberately applied this technique to correct severe metabolic alkalosis in a patient with chronic renal failure. Rapid correction of the metabolic alkalosis was achieved and the procedure was well tolerated.

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Jan 1, 1977·Annals of Internal Medicine·R D SwartzH S Frazier
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Citations

Mar 14, 2013·American Journal of Kidney Diseases : the Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation·Aldo J Peixoto, Robert J Alpern
Sep 1, 1995·American Journal of Kidney Diseases : the Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation·R W Steiner, B McDonald
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