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Table 2 Number of bags per 24 h treatments CRRT in CVVHDF mode with citrate and with HPE

From: Cost analysis of blood purification: a tool for decision-making and supply chain optimization

Treatments in CVVHDF with anticoagulant Utilized components Minute duration bags or vials (bag’s volume/infusion flow) Bags per 24 h
  Dialysate bags without Ca 5 L 230 min n. 6.26
Replacement bags 5 L 150 min n. 9.6
Na3 bags 2 L with 136 mmol Na3/L 600 min n. 2.4
Na3 bags 5 L with 12 mmol Na3/L 132 min n. 10.9
Effluent bags at Qef = 5650 mL/h 95 min n. 15.16
Effluent bags at Qef = 3600 mL/h 166 min n. 8.67
Heparin vial 25,000 UI 1500 min n. 0.96
Protamine vial 250 mg 1500 min n. 4.8
Epoprostenol prostacyclin vial 500,000 ng 1500 min n. 0.96