Latest Hemodialysis News
Mortality risk is similar whether starting treatment with 1 or 2 sessions per week or with the conventional 3 sessions per week.
Patients who took CVD medications less than 60% of the time before starting dialysis had a 21% increased risk of early death after dialysis initiation.
Average weekly doses greater than 70 µg/week was associated with a 77% increased risk of cancer compared with no ESA exposure.
Assisted peritoneal dialysis and in-center hemodialysis are associated with similar hospitalization rates.
Study also links smoking with a decreased likelihood of receiving a kidney transplant.
Hypomagnesemia in the presence of inflammation is associated with increased 1-year death risk.
Only 40% of older patients transitioning to maintenance dialysis were on renin-angiotensin system blockade.
Small trial suggests device might be feasible, potentially freeing patients from dialysis machines,
Researchers found that eGFR decline decelerated significantly in patients with AVF/AVG, from -5.6 to -4.1 mL/min/1.73m2 per year.
Phosphorus levels are higher when blood specimens are collected after weekends.
Patients were 40% less likely to die in 2011 compared with 2001, study finds.
The risk is most elevated among individuals aged 44 years or younger.
The condition is associated with a death risk similar to that of apparent hypercalcemia.
Non-adherence to hemodialysis schedules is most notable at a temperature above 82.4° F and precipitation levels above 8 inches per 24 hours.
Investigators find that the normalized mean ESA dose decreases as patients' elevation of residence increases.
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- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)