Latest Hemodialysis News
Patient and graft survival are similar for patients who were on hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis prior to transplantation.
Restoration of iron homeostasis and normal hepcidin levels appears to play a key role in freeing hemodialysis patients from having to receive erythropoiesis-stimulating agents.
Time-averaged hemoglobin levels, not hemoglobin cycling, is associated with an increased risk of left ventricular hypertrophy in pediatric dialysis patients, a study found.
Salt intake below 6 g/day is associated with increased odds of all-cause and cardiovascular in patients on hemodialysis, Japanese study shows.
Elderly patients who start dialysis with a central venous catheter but convert to an arteriovenous fistula within the first year lower their death risk significantly.
Among US dialysis patients, cardiovascular event rates are highest in those with diabetic nephropathy and lowest among those with IgA nephropathy.
Patients on hemodialysis who achieved serum phosphate levels below 4.5 mg/dL experienced a decrease in intact fibroblast growth factor 23.
In a study, hemodialysis patients who used phosphate binders had up to a 44% decreased risk of dying from infection than those who did not use the drugs.
Researchers examined the effects of the end of public funding for the medication in Australia.
Surgical procedure can correct calcium and phosphorus abnormalities and improve coronary artery calcification, study finds.
Meta-analysis reveals a 39% decreased risk of any infection among patients on long-term dialysis who have high or normal vitamin D levels.
Study reveals 15% lower odds of arteriovenous access use at hemodialysis initiation among women vs men.
New study "adds to the evidence of obesity-associated advantages," researchers conclude.
Apixaban recipients had a 28% lower risk for major bleeding compared with patients treated with warfarin.
Patterns of use, timing of hospice similar among patients with diverse spending trajectories.
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)