Latest Hemodialysis News
Patients feel better and recovery times are shorter with 6 hemodialysis sessions per week rather than 3, researchers report.
Participants experienced poor sleep quality, increased daytime sleepiness, as well as restless leg syndrome due to maintenance hemodialysis.
An enzyme that inhibits vascular calcification depends on the vitamin for conversion to its active form.
Researchers reported a 47% AVF failure rate for both fish oil and placebo recipients.
The study shows that simple, home-based exercise programs hold potential for improving physical functioning in dialysis patients.
Multidisciplinary care program alleviates the much larger cost of dialysis.
Their risk of the rare but life-threatening condition is twice as high as in hemodialysis patients.
Pending future research, patients should avoid taking more than 120 mg per day.
Younger patients are less likely to respond to treatment with sucroferric oxyhydroxide or sevelamer.
Cardiovascular events more than tripled 4 days following the last dialysis session.
Study reveals a link between higher BMI in HD patients and greater incorporation of omega-3 fatty acids into red blood cell membranes.
It can sharply lower serum phosphorus levels and reduce dependence on phosphate binders.
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
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