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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Prescribing Acute RRT in 2020: What We Know and What We Still Need to Learn

October 24, 2020 | 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Location: Simulive

Session Description

This session provides a multifaceted update on the administration of RRT for patients with AKI by providing an in-depth review of the most compelling contemporary clinical dilemmas.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Evaluate the most recent evidence on the timing of RRT for AKI
  • Outline different strategies for ultrafiltration in patients with AKI
  • Discuss optimal strategies for the delivery of intermittent RRT in AKI
  • Define appropriate triggers for the discontinuation of RRT in AKI

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Dialysis


  • Rahul Chanchlani, MD, MBBS, MS, FASN
  • Paul M. Palevsky, MD, FASN


  • Timing of RRT Initiation in AKI: Where Do We Stand?
    02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Sean M. Bagshaw, MD 
  • Volume Management in Patients with AKI Receiving RRT: Euvolemia at All Costs?
    03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Dan Negoianu, MD
  • Getting the Most Out of Intermittent RRT
    03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
    Anitha Vijayan, MD, FASN
  • When to Stop? Strategies for the Discontinuation of RRT in AKI
    04:00 PM - 04:30 PM
    Samuel A. Silver, MD, MS, FASN