Maximum amount of heparin that can be added per liter of dialysis solution.

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Fleta L P, Nurse from okc asked
Maximum amount of heparin that can be added per liter of dialysis solution.

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Eric Goffin, MD from Brussels, Belgium September 3, 2021

I would say 1500-2500 U/l of dialysis solution, depending of the indication : 2500U/L if fibrin clots within the dialysate  ; 1500U/L if peritonitis (higher resorption rate because of the vasodilation of the peritoneal vessels secondary to the inflammation)

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