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vascular access frailty

Increased frailty associated with longer time to functional use of vascular...

A retrospective analysis of the US Renal Data System has found that, in patients undergoing haemodialysis treatment, a higher degree of frailty is associated...
home haemodialysis failure

Significant mortality increase seen after home haemodialysis failure compared to continued...

Failure of home haemodialysis (HHD) treatment, defined as a return to in-centre haemodialysis (ICHD), has been associated with a “significant increase” in mortality when...
kidney disease patient education

Better patient education required in decision-making process for kidney disease treatments

Those living with kidney disease need better, more relevant patient education to best participate in the decision-making about their treatment, a new study published...
trerotola misra tan av access dcbs drug coated balloons

More mixed results for DCBs in AV access maintenance as evidence...

Additional randomised controlled data regarding the effectiveness of drug-coated balloons (DCBs) in maintaining arteriovenous (AV) access offers new evidence, but it is freighted with...