hemofiltration


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hemofiltration

 [he″mo-fil-tra´shun]
the removal of waste products from the blood by using large amounts of ultrafiltration with reinfusion of sterile replacement fluid. See also hemoperfusion.
continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration a form of continuous renal replacement therapy consisting of hemofiltration with arteriovenous access using small-volume, low-resistance filters powered by the patient's arterial pressure, without need for a mechanical pump; used as an alternative to conventional hemodialysis in patients with acute renal failure.
continuous venovenous hemofiltration a process similar to continuous arteriovenous hemofiltration but using venovenous access and a mechanical pump.

he·mo·fil·tra·tion

(hē'mō-fil-trā'shŭn),
A process, similar to hemodialysis, by which ultrafiltrate is continuously removed from the blood. Process most often is combined with either replacement of a portion of the ultrafiltrate or continuous dialysis.

he·mo·fil·tra·tion

(hē'mō-fil-trā'shŭn)
A process, similar to hemodialysis, by which blood is dialyzed using ultrafiltration and simultaneous reinfusion of physiologic saline solution.
Synonym(s): haemofiltration.
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