Rinaldo Bellomo, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Rinaldo Bellomo

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Pigment Nephropathy

1. Description of the problem Pigment nephropathy is an abrupt decline in renal function as a consequence of the toxic action of endogenous hem-containing pigment on the kidney. Such pigments include myoglobin, released from skeletal muscle in rhabdomyolysis, and hemoglobin, released during intravascular hemolysis. Once released into the systemic circulation they are filtered by the…

Acute Kidney Injury Requiring Renal Replacement Therapy, Kidney Replacement Therapy, Dialysis, Acute Renal Failure

1. Description of the problem Glossary Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT): Any method of attempting to purify the blood in the presence of renal dysfunction. Includes continuous, intermittent and peritoneal methods. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT): Any method attempting to provide extracorporeal blood purification in the presence of renal dysfunction with the aim of 24-hour-per-day support.…

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