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Table 3 Circuit lifetime and CRRT interruption causes

From: Continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration with a low citrate dose regional anticoagulation protocol and a phosphate-containing solution: effects on acid–base status and phosphate supplementation needs

  Protocol A (n = 102) Protocol B (n = 138) Overall (n = 240)
CIRCUIT LIFETIME    
Mean ± SD, h 51.8 ± 36.5 53 ± 32.6 52.5 ± 34.2
Median (IQR), h 44.5 (24.0–72.0) 47.5 (24.0–78.5) 47.5 (24.0–75.0)
> 24 h 77% 76% 76.7%
> 48 h 50% 50% 50%
> 72 h 28% 33% 31.2%
CRRT STOPPING CAUSES    
CVC malfunction, n (%) 40 (39.2%) 49 (35.5%) 89 (37.1%)
Alarm handling/ technical issues, n (%) 26 (25.4%) 31 (22.5%) 57 (23.8%)
Scheduled, n (%) 24 (23.6%) 36 (26.1%) 60 (25%)
Medical procedures, n (%) 12 (11.8%) 13 (9.4%) 25 (10.4%)
Clotting, n (%) 0 (0%) 9 (6.5%) 9 (3.7%)
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SD or median (IQR) or percentage.