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All posts tagged "dialysis"
Developing New Ways to Treat Kidney Disease
An upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) explains how reearchers have found proteins in the Wnt signaling pathway help drive kidney scarring that can lead to chronic kidney disease. Chronic diseases such...
- Posted July 31, 2015
New Book Explains How to Help Dialysis Patients Manage Risk
Patient Safety in Dialysis Access explores how to help patients avoid suffering unnecessary complications with dialysis. Patients with serious conditions, multimorbidity, and with intense and fragmented health care utilization like end-stage renal disease patients, are at increased...
- Posted June 24, 2015
Cost of Expensive Medication in Dialysis Catheters May be Offset by Reduced Complications
Sometimes the cheapest solution is not always the best long-term option. Using an expensive agent to prevent blood clots in kidney failure patients’ dialysis catheters may turn out to be less costly overall due to its ability...
- Posted July 17, 2014
Comparing Intensive Home Hemodialysis to Kidney Transplantation
Patients with end-stage renal disease have two treatment options: dialysis or a kidney transplant. Compared with long and frequent home hemodialysis, kidney transplantation may allow kidney failure patients to be successfully treated and to live longer, but...
- Posted May 30, 2014
Wearable Dialysis Gives Kidney Patients New Lease on Life
Without treatment, kidney failure is deadly. However, even the best treatments are not ideal. Patients have to be treated with a dialysis machine at home or in hospital, sometimes as often as once every four hours. Patients...
- Posted April 24, 2014
Prescribed Low-Phosphate Diet May Harm Instead of Help Dialysis Patients
Patients with kidney diseases tend to have high levels of phosphates in the blood, which can be harmful. As a result, patients are advised to limit the amount of phosphates they consume in their diet. However, a...
- Posted December 9, 2010