Latest Hemodialysis News
Study finds no increased risk of major adverse cardiovascular events and death.
A low protein, low phosphorus diet plays an important role in the nutritional management of patients transitioning to once-weekly incremental hemodialysis.
A workgroup has developed guidelines for the use of hemodialysis treatments for common toxicities
In a study, extended-hours versus conventional HD was associated with a 33% decreased mortality risk
Screening strategies are needed, as is further research on appropriate therapeutic approach.
In a study, 85.5% of advanced CKD patients opted for renal replacement therapy.
Other risk factors include reduced muscle mass and lower levels of physical activity.
A model incorporating 4 factors had greater power to predict dialysis initiation than renal function alone.
A plant-based diet might one day prove to be an option for kidney disease patients.
Significant mean reduction in oxycodone, noroxycodone arterial concentrations.
Death risk similar for patients on twice-weekly and thrice-week hemodialysis.
Metformin-associated 1-year risk of acute dialysis increased by 50.3 per 100,000 individuals.
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.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)