Micronutrient Alterations During Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in Critically Ill Adults: A Retrospective Study.
- Amir Y Kamel,
- Nisha J Dave,
- Vivian M Zhao,
- Daniel P Griffith,
- Michael J Connor,
- Thomas R Ziegler
Nutr Clin Pract 2017 Jul 1:884533617716618. Epub 2017 Jul 1.
4 Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipids, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Background: Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) is commonly used to provide renal replacement therapy in the intensive care unit. Limited published data suggest that CRRT may lead to depletion of water-soluble vitamins and trace elements. The goal of this study was to identify the incidence of trace element and vitamin deficiencies in critically ill patients during CRRT. Read More