"Conclusions and Relevance: Among critically ill patients with AKI, early RRT compared with delayed initiation of RRT reduced mortality over the first 90 days. Further multicenter trials of this intervention are warranted."
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"Discussion: In this trial, a strategy of delayed initiation of renal-replacement therapy in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury obviated the need for renal-replacement therapy in almost 50% of cases (resulting in a considerable difference in the total number of renal-replacement therapy sessions). Mortality at day 60 did not differ significantly between the early-strategy group and the delayed-strategy group."