Renal Replacement Therapy and COVID-19 Patients

An ECRI lab webcast

In our May 6, 2020, lab webcast, ECRI and other experts discussed concerns related to renal replacement therapy amid the COVID-19 crisis. Focus areas:

  • The current availability of dialysis and supplies
  • Managing COVID-19 patients with acute kidney injury
  • Planning for shortages—equipment, supplies, and personnel

The presentation concludes with an informative Q&A session based on questions from hospitals around the globe.


  • Dr. Andrew Furman, Executive Director, Clinical Excellence, ECRI
  • Dr. John A. Kellum, Professor of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, ECRI
  • Tim Browne, Director, Supply Chain Services, ECRI

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