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Table 16 Blood purification for pediatric patients

From: The Japanese Clinical Practice Guideline for acute kidney injury 2016

Bodyweight (kg) 0~ 1 2 3   5   10   15 20 25
Filter surface area (m2)    0.03      0.3   0.7   
Priming Packed red blood cells ± albumin (A) A A A A A A A/B C C C C C
Albumin (B)
Saline (C)
Catheter size 18G 17G   6Fr   7Fr   8Fr   9Fr 10Fr 11Fr
QB 1~5 (mL/min) × bodyweight     3~15     10~50     
QD QB × (0.2~2.0)     36~1800     120~6000     
QF QB × (0~0.2)     0~180     0~600     
Anticoagulation Nafamostat mesilate     1.5~3 mg/h     5~10 mg/h     
Heparin     30~60 unit/h     100~200 unit/h     
  1. QB quantity of blood flow, QD dialysate flow rate, QF filtration rate