Commentary

Why the OR Just Doesn’t Pay

Clinicians in virtually every medical and surgical specialty would have little trouble citing services for which they considered third-party reimbursement woefully inadequate for the time involved.

How to Control BP in Dialysis Patients

The characteristics of hypertension in hemodialysis patients differ from those in the general population. In dialysis patients, accelerated age-related changes in vascular stiffness, combined with factors peculiar to uremia, contribute to a loss of large and small vessel distensibility.

Meeting Size Doesn’t Matter

Renal & Urology News provides news coverage of about two dozen national and international meetings annually. Some of these meetings are a lot smaller than the annual meetings of the American Society of Nephrology and American Urological Society, but that does not mean we take them less seriously from a news standpoint.

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