Table 1.

Modality of RRTa

SitePractitioners Responding (n)Patients per Month with AKI (Median [IQR])Modality of RRT
% of Practitioners Who Use% of Patients Treated with
IHDCRRTSLEDIHDCRRTSLED
VA sites
    A53.5100.0100.031.868.2
    B22.8100.0100.025.075.0
    C310.0100.0100.048.251.8
    D15.0100.0100.0
    E45.0100.0100.067.237.8
    F717.5100.043.0100.073.02.424.6
    G33.5100.0100.0
    H84.587.5100.037.539.356.24.5
    I44.0100.0100.065.434.6
    J12.0100.0100.070.030.0
    K65.5100.0100.016.756.838.34.9
    L37.5100.0100.080.219.7
    M44.5100.075.079.520.5
    N51.0100.020.060.085.51.712.8
    O34.0100.0100.0
    P52.0100.0100.093.96.1
    all VA645.0 (2.0 to 9.0)98.473.423.463.728.57.8
Non-VA sites
    Qb30.0100.0100.040.060.0
    R435.0100.0100.036.463.6
    S62.8100.083.318.381.7
    T710.0100.0100.028.632.965.81.4
    U1325.0100.0100.0100.060.020.020.0
    V55.0100.0100.046.553.5
    W1112.0100.0100.074.125.8
    all non-VA4615.0 (5.0 to 25.0)100.097.815.254.036.89.1
Combined VA/non-VA sites
    X810.087.5100.012.540.759.20.1
    Y128.8100.0100.08.365.034.01.0
    all combined2010.0 (4.2 to 20.0)95.0100.010.056.043.30.6
All sites1307.5 (3.5 to 20.0)98.586.224.657.035.77.3
  • a AKI, acute kidney injury; CRRT, continuous renal replacement therapy; IHD, intermittent hemodialysis; IQR, interquartile range; RRT, renal replacement therapy; SLED, sustained low-efficiency dialysis and other forms of hybrid therapy; VA sites, Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers; non-VA sites, university-affiliated non-VA medical centers.

  • b Site provided aggregate data for all practitioners.