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In-hospital mortality following RFA was higher in older, dialyzed ESRD patients than in non dialyzed patients.
Patients with early and frequent nephrology visits before dialysis initiation had about a 10% lower risk for major adverse cardiovascular events.
ESRD sufferers in the US illegally seek hospital emergency departments with distressing symptoms.
Patients on chronic hemodialysis with depression are frequently not interested in modifying or initiating antidepressant treatment, commonly attributing their depression to a recent acute event, chronic illness, or dialysis.
Dialysis facilities with the least control of PTH, Ca, and P had the greatest risks.
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.
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