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Absence of association observed in patients with normal or near-normal baseline estimated glomerular filtration rate.
Starting on peritoneal dialysis was associated with a 25% lower dementia risk versus starting on hemodialysis, a study showed.
Risk of hospitalization and modality failure is significantly lower, Canadian study finds.
Trial shows that changes to blood during storage do not affect quality.
Dire need for low-cost dialysis techniques that could be used worldwide, researcher says
Over a 5-year period, cancer developed in 9.5% of hemodialysis patients, a rate much higher than would be expected in the general population.
The medication may represent a new treatment option for dialysis patients, researchers concluded.
Still, approximately 70% of patients initiate dialysis with a catheter.
Lixelle Beta 2-microglobulin Apheresis Column authorized for use in DRA
Use of the medication, however, is associated with a 4-fold increased risk of bleeding.
Extranasal Staphylococcus aureus is a common cause of healthcare-associated infections in hemodialysis patients.
Soluble ferric pyrophosphate is given to hemodialysis patients via dialysate.
Investigators found that dialysis patients with serum calcium levels of 10.2 mg/dL or greater had increased risks of premature death.
Higher magnesium levels in hemodialysis patients with high phosphorus levels were associated with decreased cardiovascular mortality.
Boiling in water and stewing in an oil-water mixture were found to reduce phosphorus levels significantly in various foods.
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