Urea Kinetics and Intermittent Dialysis Prescription in Small Animals

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Hemodialysis improves survival for animals with acute kidney injury beyond what would be expected with conventional management of the same animals. Clinical evidence and experience in human patients suggest a role for earlier intervention with renal replacement to avoid the morbidity of uremia and to promote better metabolic stability and recovery. For a large population of animal patients, it is the advanced standard for the management of acute and chronic uremia, life-threatening poisoning, and fluid overload for which there is no alternative therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)193-225
Number of pages33
JournalVeterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2011


  • Kt/V
  • Kt/V
  • Kt/V
  • Kt/V
  • Hemodialysis
  • Kt/V
  • Urea clearance
  • Urea generation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Small Animals


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