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Anticoagulation in intermittent hemodialysis: pathways, protocols, and pitfalls.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21251516     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Several methods to prevent extracorporeal circuit clotting during hemodialysis have been used in human medicine. Unfractionated (UF) heparin remains the mainstay of anticoagulant therapy in both human and veterinary intermittent hemodialysis. Different UF heparin regimes may be used depending on the bleeding risk of the patient. In patients with active bleeding or with a recent history of surgery or hemorrhagic episodes, hemodialysis may be performed without any anticoagulation or with regional anticoagulation.
Sheri Ross
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice     Volume:  41     ISSN:  1878-1306     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Clin. North Am. Small Anim. Pract.     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7809942     Medline TA:  Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-75     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Departments of Nephrology, Urology, Hemodialysis, University of California Veterinary Medical Center - San Diego, 10435 Sorrento Valley Road, Suite 101, San Diego, CA 92121, USA.
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