Latest Hemodialysis News
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
In a study, extended-hours versus conventional HD was associated with a 33% decreased mortality risk
Screening strategies are needed, as is further research on appropriate therapeutic approach.
In a study, 85.5% of advanced CKD patients opted for renal replacement therapy.
Other risk factors include reduced muscle mass and lower levels of physical activity.
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)