Fluid overload is associated with significant increases in morbidity
and mortality in pediatric patients.
Maintaining fluid balance while assuring hemodynamic stability in critically ill pediatric patients is crucial to reduce the risk of morbidity and mortality. Diuretics and traditional CRRT devices are not always optimal for pediatric patients with fluid overload.
Dr. Askenazi will discuss the various options for treating fluid overload in pediatric patients ≥20kg.