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A substantial minority of surviving patients also developed long-term dependence on dialysis.
Osteoporosis is significantly associated with an elevated likelihood of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, and stroke.
The dietary intake tool has acceptable reliability and validity for African-American patients with low literacy undergoing dialysis.
Pill burden found to be significantly less when compared with patients receiving in-center hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.
In the first few months of hemodialysis, one additional provider visit per month increased the probability of AV fistula or graft surgery by nearly 5%.
Use of these agents is associated with a much lower incidence of hypercalcemia compared with the use of calcium carbonate or calcium acetate.
In adjusted analyses, serum phosphorus levels independently predicted glucose disposal rate.
New finding on vitamin B6 is the opposite of what investigators hypothesized on patients with anemia.
IV iron in anemia hemodialysis patients hospitalized for bacterial infections found not to worsen outcomes.
Researchers observe significant decline in serum phosphate levels with 6 hours vs. 4 hours of treatment.
Hemodialysis (HD) patients in highest quartile of serum ferritin had an increased risk of all-cause, cardiovascular, and infection-related mortality.
New study excluded hemodialysis patients who used central venous catheters for vascular access.
Dialysis patients who take heart medications such as beta blockers are at an increased risk of premature death.
Severe periodontal disease (PDD) is present in almost one-quarter of hemodialysis (HD) patients.
Study shows that 59% of men with end-stage renal disease were on hemodialysis versus 41% of women.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
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- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)