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Some men may be candidates for more prolonged PSA testing intervals.

Monthly Blood Testing in the Hemodialysis Population Questioned

In a study, monthly blood testing vs testing every 6 weeks was not associated with a lower risk of death among prevalent and incident hemodialysis (HD) patients, but is associated with an increased risk of hyperkalemia, cardiovascular events, and all-cause hospitalization among incident HD patients.

Delayed Dialysis Recovery Tied to Frailty

In a study, frail patients had about twice the risk for prolonged recovery from hemodialysis than non-frail patients, who appear to have more resiliency.
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