Cladio Ronco

Summary

Affiliation: St. Bortolo Hospital
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi Toward the wearable artificial kidney
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    Hemodial Int 12:S40-7. 2008
  2. ncbi Sorbents: from bench to bedside. Can we combine membrane separation processes and adsorbent based solute removal?
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 29:819-22. 2006
  3. ncbi Current worldwide practice of dialysis dose prescription in acute renal failure
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, S Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Curr Opin Crit Care 12:551-6. 2006
  4. ncbi Hemodiafiltration history, technology, and clinical results
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 14:231-43. 2007
  5. ncbi Factors affecting hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis efficiency
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 150:1-12. 2006
  6. ncbi Hydrodynamic analysis of the miniaturized hemofilter for a wearable ultrafiltration device
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 35:127-32. 2013
  7. ncbi A wearable artificial kidney: dream or reality?
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation at St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 4:604-5. 2008
  8. doi Cardiorenal syndromes: an executive summary from the consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI)
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 165:54-67. 2010
  9. ncbi Holistic approach to hemodialysis. The triangle of life: the patient, the technology, and the physician
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 27:1-2. 2004
  10. ncbi Importance of increased ultrafiltration volume and impact on mortality: sepsis and cytokine story and the role of continuous veno-venous haemofiltration
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 10:755-61. 2001

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Publications158 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi Toward the wearable artificial kidney
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    Hemodial Int 12:S40-7. 2008
    ..This manuscript presents the initial results with these new devices and proposes an effort to make a quantum leap in technology making the wearable artificial kidney a reality rather than a dream...
  2. ncbi Sorbents: from bench to bedside. Can we combine membrane separation processes and adsorbent based solute removal?
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 29:819-22. 2006
  3. ncbi Current worldwide practice of dialysis dose prescription in acute renal failure
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, S Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Curr Opin Crit Care 12:551-6. 2006
    ..Furthermore, a brief speculation on the concept of adequacy of therapy is provided...
  4. ncbi Hemodiafiltration history, technology, and clinical results
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 14:231-43. 2007
    ..This article provides a brief review of the history of HDF, the various HDF techniques, and summary of their clinical effects...
  5. ncbi Factors affecting hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis efficiency
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 150:1-12. 2006
    ..Ultrafiltration responds to the same pressures applied to the extracorporeal dialysis system, but osmotic gradients represent by far the most important active component...
  6. ncbi Hydrodynamic analysis of the miniaturized hemofilter for a wearable ultrafiltration device
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 35:127-32. 2013
    ..Using a small wearable hemofiltration device, heart failure (HF) patients may have the possibility of eliminating acute hemodynamic changes and the freedom from spending many hours attached to a large stationary treatment system...
  7. ncbi A wearable artificial kidney: dream or reality?
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation at St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Nat Clin Pract Nephrol 4:604-5. 2008
    ..Ronco et al. describe technological achievements, propose future research directions and discuss the clinical, technical and socioeconomic reasons for continuing the push to realize the wearable artificial kidney...
  8. doi Cardiorenal syndromes: an executive summary from the consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI)
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 165:54-67. 2010
    ..Different pathophysiological mechanisms are involved in the combined dysfunction of heart and kidney in these five types of the syndrome...
  9. ncbi Holistic approach to hemodialysis. The triangle of life: the patient, the technology, and the physician
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 27:1-2. 2004
  10. ncbi Importance of increased ultrafiltration volume and impact on mortality: sepsis and cytokine story and the role of continuous veno-venous haemofiltration
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 10:755-61. 2001
    ..These therapies could be able to reduce the peaks of the pro- and anti-inflammatory substances circulating during the syndrome, leading to a less severe degree of inflammation and immunodepression...
  11. ncbi The ''Ronco'' catheter for continuous flow peritoneal dialysis
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 29:101-12. 2006
    ..The results so far achieved seems to offer advantages in terms of high flows, minimal pressure regimes and negligible recirculation...
  12. ncbi Organ donation and transplantation: a lesson from Mr. Green
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 28:1057-9. 2005
  13. ncbi A novel approach to the treatment of chronic fluid overload with a new plasma separation device
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Cardiology 96:202-8. 2001
    ..The system could become an important complementary therapy for patients with congestive heart failure for whom classic methods of treatment have failed or simply are not available...
  14. ncbi Conjectures on knowledge "Under the Tuscan Sun"
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 27:735-6. 2004
  15. ncbi Critical care nephrology: the journey has begun
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 27:349-51. 2004
  16. ncbi Noninvasive transcutaneous access flow measurement before and after hemodialysis: impact of hematocrit and blood pressure
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 20:376-9. 2002
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  17. ncbi Importance of increased ultrafiltration volume and impact on mortality: sepsis and cytokine story and the role for CVVH
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    EDTNA ERCA J . 2002
    ..In particular, we will focus on the importance of increased ultrafiltration volume and its impact on mortality in the general ICU population and in septic patients...
  18. ncbi [Contrast-induced nephropathy: the VIKISAFE study group statement]
    Claudio Ronco
    Dipartimento di Nefrologia, Dialisi e Trapianto Renale, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 29:183-204. 2012
    ..The findings in a cohort of cardiac patients undergoing imaging procedures using exclusively the isoosmolar non-ionic contrast medium iodixanol are evaluated according to the RIFLE/AKIN criteria...
  19. ncbi New CRRT systems: impact on dose delivery
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 30:S15-9. 1997
    ..The hardware and software of the newer CRRT systems are key in achieving these results and in safely performing such challenging techniques...
  20. ncbi Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative: the New York conference
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Curr Opin Crit Care 8:502-4. 2002
    ..In this report, the details of the New York conference, its rationale, and its methodology are presented, and the goals and scope of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative are introduced to the critical care community..
  21. ncbi Evolution of technology for automated peritoneal dialysis
    Claudio Ronco
    Nephrology Department, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 150:291-309. 2006
    ..Biocompatible solutions, improved osmotic agents, and sorbent technology are all adaptable to APD. The eventual evolution toward continuous flow PD will resolve many of the current problems with both CAPD and APD...
  22. doi The cardiorenal syndrome
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 27:114-26. 2009
    ....
  23. doi Renal replacement therapies: physiological review
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, S Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 34:2139-46. 2008
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  24. ncbi Dialysis and the central nervous system
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, International Renal Research Institute Vicenza, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 31:287. 2008
  25. ncbi Outcome comparisons of intermittent and continuous therapies in acute kidney injury: what do they mean?
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 31:213-20. 2008
    ..In this regard, at least for CRRT, we anxiously await the results of the ongoing RCTs evaluating the effect of CRRT dose on patient outcome...
  26. ncbi Evolution of hemodiafiltration
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 158:9-19. 2007
    ....
  27. ncbi A call to action on World Kidney Day, March 8, 2007
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 30:3-5. 2007
  28. ncbi Continuous flow peritoneal dialysis: current state-of-the-art and obstacles to further development
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 150:310-20. 2006
    ..Continuous flow PD remains an attractive modality for daily home dialysis and treatment of acute renal failure...
  29. ncbi Continuous renal replacement therapy in neonates and small infants: development and first-in-human use of a miniaturised machine (CARPEDIEM)
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis, and Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy Electronic address
    Lancet 383:1807-13. 2014
    ..We aimed to design and create a CRRT machine specifically for neonates and small infants...
  30. pmc ADPKD: Prototype of Cardiorenal Syndrome Type 4
    Grazia Maria Virzì
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Via Rodolfi 37, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Nephrol 2011:490795. 2010
    ..In this paper, we will briefly review the epidemiology of ADPKD, conventional and novel biomarkers which may be useful in following the disease process, and prevention and treatment strategies...
  31. doi Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI)
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation and International Renal Research Institute IRRIV, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 182:1-4. 2013
    ..Several conferences were organized in the last 10 years. Today, ADQI is a well-known initiative and it provides useful information to the physicians and nurses interested in acute kidney injury...
  32. doi Entropy of uremia and dialysis technology
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, and International Renal Research Institute IRRIV, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 35:8-15. 2013
    ..This change in the individual bioentropy may represent a local exception to natural trends as the patient could be considered an isolated universe responding to the classic laws of thermodynamics...
  33. doi Cardiorenal syndrome type 1: pathophysiological crosstalk leading to combined heart and kidney dysfunction in the setting of acutely decompensated heart failure
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis, and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1031-42. 2012
    ..This review explores in detail the pathophysiological pathways that put a patient at risk and then effectuate the vicious cycle now recognized as CRS type 1...
  34. pmc Oliguria as predictive biomarker of acute kidney injury in critically ill patients
    John R Prowle
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, 145 Studley Road, Heidleberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Crit Care 15:R172. 2011
    ..During critical illness, oliguria is often used as a biomarker of acute kidney injury (AKI). However, its relationship with the subsequent development of AKI has not been prospectively evaluated...
  35. pmc Controversies in acute kidney injury: the 2011 Brussels Roundtable
    John A Kellum
    The Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illness Center, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Crit Care 15:155. 2011
    ..Progress in this area will require new ideas and thinking outside the conventional box. By confronting some of the most significant controversies in the field of AKI we seek to develop new concepts that will ultimately yield new results...
  36. ncbi CA.R.PE.DI.E.M. (Cardio-Renal Pediatric Dialysis Emergency Machine): evolution of continuous renal replacement therapies in infants. A personal journey
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute Vicenza, San Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi 36100, Vicenza, Italy
    Pediatr Nephrol 27:1203-11. 2012
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  37. doi Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin curve and neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin extended-range assay: a new biomarker approach in the early diagnosis of acute kidney injury and cardio-renal syndrome
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Semin Nephrol 32:121-8. 2012
    ..For this reason, we propose the use of the new extended-range plasma NGAL assay that may contribute to remarkably improve the sensitivity of AKI diagnosis in AHF and lead to more effective intervention strategies...
  38. doi Cardio-renal syndromes: a systematic approach for consensus definition and classification
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Heart Fail Rev 17:151-60. 2012
    ..Different pathophysiological mechanisms are involved in the combined dysfunction of heart and kidney in these five types of the syndrome...
  39. pmc Plasma neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin is an early biomarker for acute kidney injury in an adult ICU population
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi 37, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 36:444-51. 2010
    ..We performed this study to estimate the diagnostic accuracy of plasma NGAL for early detection of AKI and need for renal replacement therapy (RRT) in an adult intensive care unit (ICU)...
  40. pmc Optimizing fluid management in patients with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF): the emerging role of combined measurement of body hydration status and brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels
    Roberto Valle
    Heart Failure Unit, Ospedale Civile, Chioggia Venezia, Italy
    Heart Fail Rev 16:519-29. 2011
    ....
  41. pmc Year in review 2009: Critical Care--nephrology
    Zaccaria Ricci
    Department of Pediatric Cardiosurgery, Bambino Gesu Hospital, Piazza S, Onofrio 4 00165, Rome, Italy
    Crit Care 14:241. 2010
    ....
  42. pmc The place of early haemoperfusion with polymyxin B fibre column in the treatment of sepsis
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Crit Care 9:631-3. 2005
    ..This commentary considers whether the available evidence allows us to establish an appropriate role for PMX-F treatment in sepsis and what further work is needed...
  43. pmc Year in review: Critical Care 2004 - nephrology
    Zaccaria Ricci
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Crit Care 9:523-7. 2005
    ..Finally, in the extracorporeal treatment of ARF, the ability of two types of high cutoff haemofilters to influence blood levels of middle- and high-molecular-weight toxins showed promise...
  44. pmc Study protocol: the DOse REsponse Multicentre International collaborative initiative (DO-RE-MI)
    Detlef Kindgen-Milles
    Anesthesiology Clinic, University of Dusseldorf, Germany
    Crit Care 9:R396-406. 2005
    ..Here, we describe the study protocol, which was approved by the Scientific and Steering Committees...
  45. pmc Pulse high-volume haemofiltration for treatment of severe sepsis: effects on hemodynamics and survival
    Ranistha Ratanarat
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Crit Care 9:R294-302. 2005
    ..Here we evaluate a new modality, namely pulse HVHF (PHVHF; 24-hour schedule: HVHF 85 ml/kg per hour for 6-8 hours followed by continuous venovenous haemofiltration 35 ml/kg per hour for 16-18 hours)...
  46. pmc Acute renal failure - definition, outcome measures, animal models, fluid therapy and information technology needs: the Second International Consensus Conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) Group
    Rinaldo Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care and Medicine, Austin Health, Melbourne, Australia
    Crit Care 8:R204-12. 2004
    ..Accordingly, we sought to review the available evidence, make recommendations and delineate key questions for future studies...
  47. pmc Year in review 2007: Critical Care--nephrology
    Zaccaria Ricci
    Department of Pediatric Cardiosurgery, Bambino Gesu Hospital, Piazza S Onofrio 4, 00100, Rome, Italy
    Crit Care 12:230. 2008
    ..Finally, specific technical features of renal replacement therapies were examined in 2007, specifically regarding anticoagulation and vascular access...
  48. pmc Effectiveness of polymyxin B-immobilized fiber column in sepsis: a systematic review
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Ospedale San Bortolo, Viale Rodolfi 37, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Crit Care 11:R47. 2007
    ..We performed a systematic review to describe the effect in septic patients of direct hemoperfusion with PMX-F on outcomes of blood pressure, use of vasoactive drugs, oxygenation, and mortality reported in published studies...
  49. pmc Delivered dose of renal replacement therapy and mortality in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury
    Sergio Vesconi
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Hospital Niguarda, Piazza dell Ospedale Maggiore 3, 20162, Milan, Italy
    Crit Care 13:R57. 2009
    ..The optimal dialysis dose for the treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI) is controversial. We sought to evaluate the relationship between renal replacement therapy (RRT) dose and outcome...
  50. pmc Clinical review: RIFLE and AKIN--time for reappraisal
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Ospedale San Bortolo, Viale Rodolfi 37, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Crit Care 13:211. 2009
    ..As new data emerge, integration of novel biomarkers into the consensus definition will be a welcome refinement...
  51. pmc Acute Kidney Injury Network: report of an initiative to improve outcomes in acute kidney injury
    Ravindra L Mehta
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego Medical Center 8342, 200 W, Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Crit Care 11:R31. 2007
    ..We describe an initiative to develop uniform standards for defining and classifying AKI and to establish a forum for multidisciplinary interaction to improve care for patients with or at risk for AKI...
  52. pmc A proposed algorithm for initiation of renal replacement therapy in adult critically ill patients
    Sean M Bagshaw
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7, Canada
    Crit Care 13:317. 2009
    ..In addition, the proposed algorithm is intended to provide a foundation for prospective evaluation and the development of a broad consensus on when to initiate RRT in critically ill patients...
  53. pmc Solute removal during continuous renal replacement therapy in critically ill patients: convection versus diffusion
    Zaccaria Ricci
    Department of Intensive Care, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Crit Care 10:R67. 2006
    ..The best modality, for continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) is currently uncertain and it is poorly understood how transport of different solutes, whether convective or diffusive, changes over time...
  54. pmc Year in review 2008: Critical Care--nephrology
    Zaccaria Ricci
    Department of Pediatric Cardiosurgery, Bambino Gesu Hospital, Piazza S, Onofrio, 4 00165 Rome, Italy
    Crit Care 13:227. 2009
    ....
  55. pmc Protective effect of resin adsorption on septic plasma-induced tubular injury
    Vincenzo Cantaluppi
    Center for Experimental Medical Research CeRMS, University of Torino, Via Santena 5, Torino 10126, Italy
    Crit Care 14:R4. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficiency of the hydrophobic resin Amberchrom CG161 M to adsorb from septic plasma soluble mediators involved in tubular injury...
  56. pmc Dialysis dose in acute kidney injury: no time for therapeutic nihilism--a critical appraisal of the Acute Renal Failure Trial Network study
    Claudio Ronco
    Nephrology Department, St Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi 37, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Crit Care 12:308. 2008
    ..Finally, the article will address the implications of the ATN Study results for clinical practice...
  57. pmc Recent evolution of renal replacement therapy in the critically ill patient
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Crit Care 10:123. 2006
    ..Ongoing research and prospective studies will further elucidate the role of such therapies in this setting...
  58. ncbi Enhancement of convective transport by internal filtration in a modified experimental hemodialyzer: technical note
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Kidney Int 54:979-85. 1998
    ..We hypothesized that increasing the filtration and backfiltration fluxes by modifying the structure of the dialyzer could enhance the convective transport of various solutes...
  59. ncbi Can peritoneal dialysis be considered an option for the treatment of acute kidney injury?
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Perit Dial Int 27:251-3. 2007
  60. ncbi Rationale of extracorporeal removal of endotoxin in sepsis: theory, timing and technique
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, IT 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 167:25-34. 2010
    ..Recent clinical results seem to confirm these expectations showing a reduction of mortality in patients with early signs of abdominal sepsis due to recent surgery. This opens a new avenue for intervention in sepsis...
  61. doi The wearable artificial kidney: is peritoneal dialysis the solution?
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 163:300-5. 2009
    ..We should make an effort to make a quantum leap in technology making the wearable artificial kidney a reality rather than a dream...
  62. ncbi Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative: further steps toward improved practice in acute kidney injury
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital International Renal Research Institute Vicenza, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 31:89. 2008
  63. ncbi Volume overload and cardiorenal syndromes
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Congest Heart Fail 16:Si-iv; quiz Svi. 2010
    ....
  64. doi Cardiorenal syndromes
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    Curr Opin Crit Care 15:384-91. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present review is to identify the mechanisms involved in the syndrome related to combined heart-kidney dysfunction...
  65. ncbi Dialysate flow distribution in hollow fiber hemodialyzers with different dialysate pathway configurations
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 23:601-9. 2000
    ....
  66. doi Hemodiafiltration: Evolution of a technique towards better dialysis care
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, and International Renal Research Institute Vicenza, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 168:19-27. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, HDF appears a promising therapy that likely will improve patient outcomes. Based on these considerations, HDF has the potential to become the new gold standard for dialysis in the years to come...
  67. ncbi Impact of biofeedback-induced cardiovascular stability on hemodialysis tolerance and efficiency
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Kidney Int 58:800-8. 2000
    ..Hypotension is caused by a drop in blood volume during ultrafiltration, followed by vasoconstriction and reduced perfusion in some regions of the body...
  68. ncbi Brain density changes during renal replacement in critically ill patients with acute renal failure. Continuous hemofiltration versus intermittent hemodialysis
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    J Nephrol 12:173-8. 1999
    ..The physiological stability provided by continuous therapies such as CVVH avoids this unwanted effect, and suggests that continuous renal replacement therapies should be a first choice in these patients...
  69. ncbi Cellulose triacetate: another membrane for continuous renal replacement therapy
    C Ronco
    Dept of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    J Nephrol 12:241-7. 1999
    ..No side effects occurred during treatment and we conclude that cellulose triacetate may be considered a good alternative to synthetic membranes in continuous renal replacement therapies...
  70. ncbi Extracorporeal therapies: should we use plasma instead of blood?
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 22:342-6. 1999
    ..The extracted plasma is then available for any type of treatment before being restituted to the patient via a second lumen in the same catheter...
  71. ncbi New perspectives in the treatment of acute renal failure
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 17:166-72. 1999
    ..The hardware and software of the newer continuous renal replacement therapies (CRRT) are certainly the key point in achieving these results and in safely performing such challenging techniques...
  72. ncbi Improving outcomes from acute kidney injury (AKI): Report on an initiative
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology and Intensive Care, St Bortolo Hospital, Vincenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 30:373-6. 2007
    ..This report describes the proposed diagnostic and staging criteria for AKI and the formation of a multidisciplinary collaborative network...
  73. ncbi Haemodialysis filters: what's new?
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 8:709-13. 1999
    ..This paper briefly reviews the most recent advances in the design and construction of haemodialyzers and points out the clinical impact of such innovations...
  74. ncbi The role of technology in hemodialysis
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza Italy
    J Nephrol 12:S68-81. 1999
    ..The increasing use of computers and the evolution of the applied software will certainly help in reducing the costs and improving the performances of our newer dialysis devices...
  75. ncbi NGAL: an emerging biomarker of acute kidney injury
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 31:199-200. 2008
  76. pmc Cardio-renal syndromes: report from the consensus conference of the acute dialysis quality initiative
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi 37, Vicenza 36100, Italy
    Eur Heart J 31:703-11. 2010
    ..Consensus statements concerning epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention, and management strategies are discussed in the paper for each of the syndromes...
  77. ncbi Cardiorenal and renocardiac syndromes: clinical disorders in search of a systematic definition
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital International Renal Research Institute Vicenza IRRIV, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 31:1-2. 2008
  78. pmc N-GAL: diagnosing AKI as soon as possible
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Crit Care 11:173. 2007
    ..This innovative approach brings a new hope for a timely diagnosis of AKI and thus a timely institution of measures for prevention and protection...
  79. doi Cardiorenal syndromes: definition and classification
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 164:33-8. 2010
    ..The identification of patients and the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying each syndrome subtype will help to understand clinical disorders and to design future clinical trials...
  80. doi Oliguria, creatinine and other biomarkers of acute kidney injury
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 164:118-27. 2010
    ..Reduced glomerular filtration rate is, in fact, a late event in the continuum of the AKI syndrome...
  81. doi Cardiorenal syndrome
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1527-39. 2008
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  82. ncbi Fluid mechanics and crossfiltration in hollow-fiber hemodialyzers
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 158:34-49. 2007
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  83. ncbi The "right" weight of patients in hemodialysis: dry you fly and wet you die or dry you're down and wet you're up and around?
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 27:81-2. 2004
  84. ncbi Hospital acoustic pollution: seeking "the sound of silence"
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 27:259-60. 2004
  85. ncbi Rasburicase therapy in acute hyperuricemic renal dysfunction
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 144:158-65. 2004
  86. ncbi Innoventions: cocktails of fantasy and science
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 27:443-4. 2004
  87. ncbi The Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative: the New York conference
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 9:248-51. 2002
    ..These developments have set the stage for the first ADQI conference; the final objectives are the development of evidence-based practice guidelines and directions for future research...
  88. ncbi Nanoscale modulation of the pore dimensions, size distribution and structure of a new polysulfone-based high-flux dialysis membrane
    C Ronco
    Division of Nephrology and Dialysis, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 24:726-35. 2001
    ..This paper describes the characterisation of the essential structure- and permeation-related parameters of the new membrane using a number of physical analytical techniques...
  89. doi The future of the artificial kidney: moving towards wearable and miniaturized devices
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, International Renal Research Instituteof Vicenza, Vicenza Italy
    Nefrologia 31:9-16. 2011
    ..Some initial results with these new devices are presented. We would like to stimulate a collaborative effort to make a quantum leap in technology making the wearable artificial kidney a reality rather than a dream. ..
  90. ncbi Rasburicase therapy in acute hyperuricemia and renal dysfunction
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 147:115-23. 2005
    ..It is efficacious in reducing serum uric acid levels with associated diuresis more effectively and much faster than allopurinol, and to correct renal dysfunction more rapidly than allopurinol...
  91. ncbi Acute renal failure and multiple organ dysfunction in the ICU: from renal replacement therapy (RRT) to multiple organ support therapy (MOST)
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 25:733-47. 2002
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  92. ncbi The role of extracorporeal therapies in sepsis
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    J Nephrol 16:S34-41. 2003
  93. ncbi Continuous renal replacement therapy: opinions and evidence
    Claudio Ronco
    Divisione di Nefrologia, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 9:229-44. 2002
    ....
  94. ncbi Interpreting the mechanisms of continuous renal replacement therapy in sepsis: the peak concentration hypothesis
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Artif Organs 27:792-801. 2003
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  95. ncbi Evolution of synthetic membranes for blood purification: the case of the Polyflux family
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:vii10-20; discussion vii55. 2003
  96. ncbi Coupled plasma filtration adsorption: rationale, technical development and early clinical experience
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 21:409-16. 2003
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  97. ncbi Continuous flow peritoneal dialysis: a new double lumen catheter
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 26:984-90. 2003
    ..In particular, urea clearances up to 48 ml/min and creatinine clearances up to 39 ml/min were obtained. No major complications were observed after one year of use of the catheter...
  98. ncbi Effects of different doses in continuous veno-venous haemofiltration on outcomes of acute renal failure: a prospective randomised trial
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    EDTNA ERCA J . 2002
    ..We undertook a prospective randomised study of the impact of different ultrafiltration doses in continuous renal replacement therapy on survival...