CVVHD

 

Continuous Veno-Venous Hemodialysis (CVVHD)

  • A diffusive therapy - similar to intermittent dialysis
  • Dialysate bathing the membranes results in the movement of small molecules by diffusion
  • Prepackaged sterile fluids are used eliminating the need for costly water treatment facilities

Drawing used with permission - Veterinary Learning Systems 2008

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