Hyperkalemia

Hyperkalemia

HYPERKALEMIA

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.
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Hyperkalemia Progression Rates Described

In a study, nearly 17% of patients with mild hyperkalemia progressed to moderate to severe hyperkalemia during the 2 years following the date of their first mild hyperkalemia event.
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