C Ronco

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Affiliation: Renal Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
    Lancet 356:26-30. 2000
  2. ncbi Effects of a reduced inner diameter of hollow fibers in hemodialyzers
    C Ronco
    Renal Research Institute, New York, NY 10128, USA
    Kidney Int 58:809-17. 2000
  3. ncbi Blood flow distribution in sorbent beds: analysis of a new sorbent device for hemoperfusion
    C Ronco
    Renal Research Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10128, USA
    Int J Artif Organs 23:125-30. 2000
  4. ncbi Adsorption in sepsis
    C Ronco
    Renal Research Institute, New York, New York 10128, USA
    Kidney Int Suppl 76:S148-55. 2000
  5. ncbi Dialytic performance evaluation of Rexeed: a new polysulfone-based dialyzer with improved flow distributions
    A Brendolan
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 28:966-75. 2005
  6. ncbi First clinical trial for a new CRRT machine: the Prismaflex
    G Salvatori
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 27:404-9. 2004
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi Integration of blood volume, blood pressure, heart rate and bioimpedance monitoring for the achievement of optimal dry body weight during chronic hemodialysis
    M Bonello
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, International Renal Research Institute Vicenza, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 30:1098-108. 2007
  10. ncbi [Methylobacterium radiotolerans bacteremia in hemodialysis patients]
    M De Cal
    Dipartimento di Nefrologia, Dialisi e Trapianto, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 26:616-20. 2009

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  1. 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
    Lancet 356:26-30. 2000
    ..We undertook a prospective randomised study of the impact different ultrafiltration doses in continuous renal replacement therapy on survival...
  2. ncbi Effects of a reduced inner diameter of hollow fibers in hemodialyzers
    C Ronco
    Renal Research Institute, New York, NY 10128, USA
    Kidney Int 58:809-17. 2000
    ..In particular, high-flux dialyzers with a reduced hollow fiber diameter are compared with standard dialyzers in terms of internal filtration and solute clearances...
  3. ncbi Blood flow distribution in sorbent beds: analysis of a new sorbent device for hemoperfusion
    C Ronco
    Renal Research Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10128, USA
    Int J Artif Organs 23:125-30. 2000
    ..The flow distribution is slightly affected by changes in flow rate and hematocrit showing an optimal utilization of the available surface for molecule adsorption...
  4. ncbi Adsorption in sepsis
    C Ronco
    Renal Research Institute, New York, New York 10128, USA
    Kidney Int Suppl 76:S148-55. 2000
    ....
  5. ncbi Dialytic performance evaluation of Rexeed: a new polysulfone-based dialyzer with improved flow distributions
    A Brendolan
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 28:966-75. 2005
    ..Several innovative features have been implemented by the manufacturer. These constructive approaches seem to have produced a positive effect on the dialyzer performance at the bedside...
  6. ncbi First clinical trial for a new CRRT machine: the Prismaflex
    G Salvatori
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 27:404-9. 2004
    ..We concluded that the new Prismaflex is a well designed new machine for CRRT and can be safely and effectively utilized in the critical care nephrology setting...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi Integration of blood volume, blood pressure, heart rate and bioimpedance monitoring for the achievement of optimal dry body weight during chronic hemodialysis
    M Bonello
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, International Renal Research Institute Vicenza, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 30:1098-108. 2007
    ..Continuous blood volume monitoring, blood pressure and heart rate variability inform clinical decision-making, but integrated use of multiple methodologies to achieve dry weight and understand patient factors has not yet been described...
  10. ncbi [Methylobacterium radiotolerans bacteremia in hemodialysis patients]
    M De Cal
    Dipartimento di Nefrologia, Dialisi e Trapianto, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 26:616-20. 2009
    ..7%) or CVC (29.7%) or both (67.6%). After removal and replacement of CVCs and antibiotic therapy and the strict application of an infection management protocol, there were no more fever episodes or cultures positive for M. radiotolerans...
  11. ncbi [A pilot study comparing pulse high volume hemofiltration (pHVHF) and coupled plasma filtration adsorption (CPFA) in septic shock patients]
    P Lentini
    Dipartimento di Nefrologia, Dialisi e Trapianto, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 26:695-703. 2009
    ..The data from this pilot study provide no evidence for a difference in hemodynamic effects between pulse HVHF and CPFA in patients with septic shock already receiving CRRT. A larger sample size is needed to adequately explore this issue...
  12. ncbi Effects of novel manufacturing technology on blood and dialysate flow distribution in a new low flux "alpha Polysulfone" hemodialyzer
    F Gastaldon
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 26:105-12. 2003
    ..Such optimization might be due both to the improved dialyzer design at the level of the blood header and to the specific fiber undulation that prevents dialysate channeling...
  13. ncbi Sequential convective therapies (SCT): a prospective study on feasibility, safety, adequacy and tolerance of on-line hemofiltration and hemodiafiltration in sequence
    D Petras
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 28:482-8. 2005
    ..SCT might represent an interesting option for the future especially in patients with hemodynamic instability and requirements for interventions during treatment...
  14. ncbi Management of fluid balance in CRRT: a technical approach
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi 37, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 28:765-76. 2005
    ..The advent of automated machines has partially overcome this problem. Nevertheless, there are conditions and operation modes in which the potential for fluid balance errors is still present...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi Extracorporeal treatments in sepsis: are there new perspectives?
    C Tetta
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Clin Nephrol 60:299-304. 2003
    ..Although these approaches are still in the early stages of clinical testing, they are conceptually promising and might represent an important advance...
  18. ncbi Pulse high volume hemofiltration
    A Brendolan
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 27:398-403. 2004
    ..This paper describes the rationale and potential of this technique. Reliability and tolerance of this technique and biological effects are described...
  19. ncbi Prospective multicenter study on epidemiology of acute kidney injury in the ICU: a critical care nephrology Italian collaborative effort (NEFROINT)
    P Piccinni
    Department of Intensive Care and Anesthesiology, S Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 77:1072-83. 2011
    ..Some of its features including a RIFLE class alert system, may help the treating physician to collect systematically AKI data in the ICU and possibly may guide specific decision on the institution of renal replacement therapy...
  20. 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...
  21. doi Body composition and heart rate variability to achieve dry weight and tolerance
    F Nalesso
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 171:181-6. 2011
    ....
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi The Vicenza ''Short'' peritoneal catheter: a twenty year experience
    R Dell'aquila
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 29:123-7. 2006
    ..Due to its lower implantation site this catheter demonstrates excellent wearability and good body image acceptance...
  24. ncbi Pharmacokinetics and antimicrobial dosing adjustment in critically ill patients during continuous renal replacement therapy
    D Kuang
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Clin Nephrol 67:267-84. 2007
    ..Meanwhile, monitoring the drug serum concentration is still mandatory whenever clinically feasible...
  25. ncbi Caspase-3 and -8 activation and cytokine removal with a novel cellulose triacetate super-permeable membrane in an in vitro sepsis model
    V Bordoni
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 26:897-905. 2003
    ..In conclusion, pro-apoptotic factors can be eliminated by dialytic membranes with the removal rate maximized by using super high flux dialysers which may represent a compromise between hemofiltration and plasmafiltration membranes...
  26. 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...
  27. 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
    ....
  28. ncbi Blood flow distribution in a polymyxin coated fibrous bed for endotoxin removal. Effect of a new blood path design
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 24:167-72. 2001
    ..The experimental method utilized to analyze flow distribution seems to represent an important means to study the performance and design of this type of device...
  29. ncbi Results from ethical international surveys on the management of the continuous renal replacement therapy
    N Zamperetti
    Department of Anesthesia, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza
    Minerva Anestesiol 65:437-9. 1999
    ..To examine the ethical approach of clinicians to the continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)...
  30. ncbi Comparison of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) using the MDRD and CKD-EPI equations for CKD screening in a large population
    D Giavarina
    Dipartimento di Patologia Clinica, Vicenza, Italy
    Clin Nephrol 74:358-63. 2010
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the correlation between them and to compare the prevalence of each CKD stage using these two equations...
  31. 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...
  32. doi Purity and stability of online-prepared hemodiafiltration fluid after storage
    V Corradi
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 35:112-8. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the purity of OL-HDF fluid and to verify the stability of the electrolyte composition and acid-base balance during its storage...
  33. pmc Effect of membrane permeability on survival of hemodialysis patients
    Francesco Locatelli
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Renal Transplantation, A Manzoni Hospital, Lecco, Italy
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:645-54. 2009
    ..The apparent survival benefit among patients who have diabetes and are treated with high-flux membranes requires confirmation given the post hoc nature of our analysis...
  34. ncbi Ultrafiltration in patients with hypervolemia and congestive heart failure
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 22:150-63. 2004
    ..This is also crucial for renal recovery during acute renal failure...
  35. ncbi Continuous renal replacement therapy in critically ill patients
    C Ronco
    Divisione di Nefrologia, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 16:67-72. 2001
    ....
  36. ncbi Clinical experience with continuous flow and flow-through peritoneal dialysis
    R Amerling
    Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Semin Dial 14:388-90. 2001
    ..Significant streaming of dialysate from port to port within the peritoneal cavity limited clearances. CFPD offers a potentially safe and effective alternative to daily or nightly home hemodialysis...
  37. ncbi Extracorporeal ultrafiltration for the treatment of overhydration and congestive heart failure
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Cardiology 96:155-68. 2001
    ..The potential for a home-based application of these techniques represents a further stimulating concept to be investigated...
  38. ncbi Coupled plasma filtration adsorption
    R Bellomo
    Department of Intensive Care, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 20:289-92. 2002
    ..It is anticipated that treatment of plasma, as a device modular to conventional hemofiltration, may pave the way to innovative approaches to the extracorporeal treatment of septic patients...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi Management of vascular catheters for acute renal replacement therapy
    V D'Intini
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 144:191-202. 2004
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi Informed consent for therapy and research in continuous renal replacement therapy: an international survey
    N Zamperetti
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 29:269-79. 2006
    ..To study the approach of health care workers (HCW) to informed consent for therapy and research in the field of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT)...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. ncbi Successful use of sodium hypochlorite pack plus systemic and local antibiotic therapy for the treatment of pseudomonas infection of peritoneal dialysis catheter exit-site
    M P Rodighiero
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 154:125-8. 2007
    ..The mechanism of action is related to the wide antimicrobial spectrum and the rapid action of sodium hypochlorite possibly creating a protective barrier on the exit-site...
  46. ncbi Pregnancy after kidney transplantation: two transplantation centers--Vicenza-Udine experience
    P Di Loreto
    Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Transplant Proc 42:1158-61. 2010
    ..Pregnancy after kidney transplant has become possible thanks to the recent surgical and pharmacological breakthrough...
  47. ncbi Hemodynamic response to fluid withdrawal in overhydrated patients treated with intermittent ultrafiltration and slow continuous ultrafiltration: role of blood volume monitoring
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Cardiology 96:196-201. 2001
    ..The use of on-line blood volume monitors can be of further help in improving tolerance and the hemodynamic response...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi History and evolution of the vascular access for hemodialysis
    M Bonello
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 142:1-13. 2004
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. ncbi Practice pattern and treatment options for kidney patients in a single North Italian nephrology center
    G La Greca
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Semin Nephrol 21:346-55. 2001
    ..The particularly low mortality of the center (6%/yr) may also be ascribed to a lower incidence of diabetes and other comorbidities...
  53. ncbi Acid-base balance in peritoneal dialysis
    R Dell'aquila
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    J Nephrol 19:S104-7. 2006
    ..The plasma bicarbonate level is determined by the dialytic base gain and the metabolic acid production. Bicarbonate buffered PD solution provides some advantages over the conventional lactate buffered PD solution...
  54. 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...
  55. ncbi Renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury: let's follow the evidence
    C Ronco
    Nephrology Department, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 30:89-94. 2007
    ..However, the lack of any meaningful outcome data for this therapy invalidates any claims of clinical "equivalence" to the other established modalities...
  56. 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
    ....
  57. pmc Effect of changes in the intravascular volume during hemodialysis on blood viscoelasticity
    G Metry
    Division of Nephrology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, USA
    Indian J Nephrol 21:95-100. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the hemorheological variables change after dialysis in the direction which may impede the flow inside the microvessels...
  58. 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
  59. ncbi Monitoring of immunosuppressive therapy in renal transplanted patients
    S Chiaramonte
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 146:73-86. 2005
    ....
  60. ncbi Continuous flow peritoneal dialysis: is there a need for it?
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Semin Dial 14:395-400. 2001
    ..Recent developments in technology seem to have made CFPD easily feasible and well tolerated. A new era of PD is probably beginning and CFPD will definitely represent one of the key issues in the future of PD...
  61. ncbi Clinical pattern of adult polycystic kidney disease in a northeastern region of Italy
    V Corradi
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Clin Nephrol 72:259-67. 2009
    ..4%. The study aims to investigate reasons for the high prevalence of ADPKD in our region and to describe the clinical profile and genetics of these patients...
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi Factors affecting hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis efficiency
    C Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Semin Dial 14:257-62. 2001
    ..The only variables are dialysate volume, flow, dwell time, and composition. Thanks to modification in these aspects of the dialysate, peritoneal dialysis techniques with different clearances and ultrafiltration rates can be accomplished...
  64. ncbi Bioethical aspects of end-of-life care
    N Zamperetti
    San Bortolo Hospital, Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Vicenza, Italy
    Eur J Anaesthesiol Suppl 42:51-7. 2008
    ....