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Findings among patients with end-stage renal disease initiating dialysis.
Patients with Medicare, Medicaid more likely to use arteriovenous fistula, graft by fourth dialysis month.
Significant reduction seen in hospitalization with receipt of high-dose versus standard-dose vaccine.
A study of new dialysis patients showed that home hemodialysis was associated with a 23% decreased risk of death at 1 year compared with in-center hemodialysis.
Use of muscle relaxants was associated with a 68%, 29%, and 30% increased risk of altered mental status, falls, and fractures, respectively.
Higher percentages of women than men on hemodialysis have anemia, infections, hypertension, and diabetes, study finds.
Peritoneal dialysis patients with MCV of 96 fl or more had a 29% greater risk for early death compared with a reference group.
Serum magnesium levels of 2.6 mg/dL or higher at 1 year predict a 52% decreased risk of death from any cause.
Patients who received hemodialysis 6 times per week instead of 3 showed improvements in biomarkers of mineral metabolism and left ventricular remodeling.
In the first year after starting dialysis, women have 16% increased odds of major adverse cardiovascular events compared with men.
In a study, arteriovenous fistula blood flow, diameter, and depth were the most informative parameters.
Recovery less likely in children with congenital anomalies.
Use of proton pump inhibitors among patients on hemodialysis increased their risk of hip fractures by 19%, study finds.
Researchers have identified specific hourly intradialytic RBV ranges that are associated with reduced all-cause mortality risk.
In a small study, apixaban showed promise as an alternative to warfarin in dialysis patients with calciphylaxis who require anticoagulation therapy.
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- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)
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