The occurrence rate of acute renal failure is 30% higher in critically ill patients depending on the definition of ARF used and the studied population.
It is therefore not surprising that the mortality rate of critically ill patients with ARF varies between 28% and 82%.
This new website is intended to satisfy the increasing educational demand amongst nephrologists and critical care physicians who need to share their own knowledge and to acquire more familiarity with CRRT technologies.
Fresenius Medical Care's broad experience in the field of extracorporeal and substitutive treatments is at your disposal. We hope this site will support you in gaining more confidence with the available tools, and will keep you informed about the latest state-of-the-art developments in the areas of acute renal failure, sepsis, hepatic failure and refractory heart failure support treatments.
Advanced Course for Doctors
"Extra-renal Substitutive Treatment in Intensive Care Therapy"
This course will be held from 5th-6th March 2009 at the Niguarda Hospital, Milan (Italy). The course will be held in Italian and further details can be found in the attached programme.