KAIRUKI HOSPITAL introduces Tanzania’s first and only CONTINUOUS RENAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY MACHINE (CRT)
- 1. Used in ICU settings for patients with Acute kidney injury
- 2. Can dialyse haemodynamically unstable patients for a long duration ie up to 72 hours. (Standard HD machines currently available in.most facilities only dialyse patient for 2-4 hours maximum.I.e intermittent haemodialysis.
- 3. CRT machines can also be used for Non renal indications such as Myasthenia gravis.
- 4. It has multiple modalities such as continuous venovenous hemofiltration (CVVH), continuous venovenous hemodialysis (CVVHD), and continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration (CVVHDF).