DIALYSIS IN CRITICAL ILL PATIENT

The options for dialysis in critical ill patient are slow low efficiency dialysis (sled).
Continuous renal displacement therapy CRRT.
Continuous veno venous hemodialysis CVVHD
Continuous veno venous hemodialysis CVVHDF
Continuous veno venous hemofiltration CVVHF
Slow continuous ultra filtration SCUF
Acute peritoneal dialysis – it is now mostly useful where hemodialysis machine is
not available and the patient the critically ill and needs dialysis, also, it is useful in
pediatric cases.
SLED CRRT
Done with conventional
hemodialysis machine

Done with special machine

Needs less man power