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In a study, vonapanitase did not improve primary patency compared with placebo, but did improve secondary patency and fistula use for hemodialysis.
Among hemodialysis patients, sudden cardiac death accounted for 12% more cardiovascular-related mortalities in 2013 than in 2009.
ESRD patients aged 60-64 years with no insurance or who are on Medicaid are less likely to initiate peritoneal dialysis.
Ferric pyrophosphate citrate delivered via dialysate or intravenously rapidly donates iron to transferrin and is rapidly cleared from the circulation.
Nearly a quarter of hospitalizations are followed by readmission within 30 days for non-elective reasons.
Study documents an upswing in emergency department visits and observation stays.
Patients in the lowest quartile of mortality risk were more likely to be screened for colon cancer than those in the highest quartile.
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.
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