CVVHDF

 

Continuous veno-venous hemodiafiltration (CVVHDF)

  • Combines the diffusive aspects of CVVHD with the convective properties of CVVH
  • Convective forces force fluid out of the blood
  • Dialysate bathing the membranes results in the movement of small molecules by diffusion

Drawing used with permission - Veterinary Learning Systems 2008

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