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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 901590, 8 pages
Research Article

The Effect of Bicarbonate Administration via Continuous Venovenous Hemofiltration on Acid-Base Parameters in Ventilated Patients

1Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 7 Whittier Place, Suite 106, Boston, MA 02114, USA
2Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine and Genetics, UNC School of Medicine, UNC Kidney Center, 7024 Burnett-Womack, CB No. 7155, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7155, USA
3Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, MRB4, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Received 2 October 2014; Revised 8 December 2014; Accepted 22 December 2014

Academic Editor: Boris Jung

Copyright © 2015 Andrew S. Allegretti et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Changes in mean partial pressure of carbon dioxide (pCO2) and serum bicarbonate (HCO3) over time. There was no significant change pCO2 over the 96-hour study period. There was an increase in HCO3 over the 96-hour study period.

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