GNYHA hosted a webinar on April 24 on managing acute kidney injury during the COVID-19 patient surge. The webinar included the following topics:

  • Managing scarce resources, including mixing dialysis
  • Decision making around renal replacement modalities, including peritoneal dialysis, sustained low-efficiency daily dialysis, hemodialysis, and continuous renal replacement therapy
  • Strategies for preventing clotting and selecting anticoagulants
  • Considerations for proning patients, including scheduling dialysis and selecting catheter location
  • Approaches to volume, electrolyte, and acid-based management

Featured speakers included the following clinicians:

  • Dr. Sevag Dimirijian, Cleveland Clinic
  • Dr. Jeffrey Silberzweig, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Dr. George Coritsidis, NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst
  • Dr. David Charytan, NYU Langone Health
  • Dr. Renee Garrick, Westchester Medical Center
  • Dr. Savneek Chugh, Westchester Medical Center
  • Dr. Alan Kliger, Yale School of Medicine:

Slides and a link to the presentation recording are available here. Additionally, please see here for a short video from the Cleveland Clinic on the Production of Continuous Hemodialysis Solution.