Study shows that 59% of men with end-stage renal disease were on hemodialysis versus 41% of women.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients on hemodialysis experience greater quality of life and lower mortality with regular exercise.
High levels of indoxyl sulfate are associated with a more than 5-fold increased risk of a first heart failure event.
The risk of dying after suffering a hemorrhagic or ischemic stroke is greatest in the first week.
Study reveals a rate of 0.038 such events per 1,000 home dialysis treatments.
Experts say that issues of cost to providers have prevented broader application of home dialysis.
Study of AV fistula using cardiovascular MRI reveals increased cardiac output, dilation of heart chambers, and deterioration in endothelial function.
Researchers believe nocturnal home hemodialysis (NHHD) performed every other night may be superior to NHHD performed 6 or 7 times a week.
Regular activity in patients undergoing dialysis was linked to reduced risk of earlier death, improved mood.
Researchers expect to start safety and performance testing of the Wearable Artificial Kidney (WAK) this autumn.
Large study looked at matched pairs of lupus patients with renal disease starting dialysis with hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis.
The highest tertile of sclerostin level is associated with a 71% decreased risk of cardiovascular death vs. the lowest tertile.
Better preservation of residual kidney function with twice-weekly than thrice-weekly hemodialysis in the first year.
Graft survival was similar to that seen in concurrent single SCD kidney recipients
Investigators used a novel algorithm to characterize this rare and often life-threatening disorder seen mostly in ESRD patients.