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SCAI releases proceedings from expert consensus roundtable on renal denervation treatment...

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) has released a proceedings document outlining the possible role of renal denervation (RDN) as a therapeutic...
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ERA-EDTA announces name change following late-breaking clinical data at 2021 congress

Fresh evidence on the usefulness of sonography to ease the burden of lung congestion in haemodialysis patients and “promising data” on a long-awaited targeted...
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Plastic cannulas offer useful new option in toolbox for renal nurses

Despite currently being less commonly used than metal needles in haemodialysis access, particularly in Europe, plastic cannulas offer a “useful new tool in the...
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Ultrasound guidance shown to improve cannulation accuracy, particularly in harder-to-needle AV...

A small, randomised trial conducted in a UK dialysis unit has found that ultrasound guidance can improve cannulation accuracy—and this improvement may be most...