Bioimpedance monitoring of cellular hydration during hemodialysis therapy

Discussion These results suggest that an extensive fluid shift into the cells may take place during HD. The present research may contribute to a better understanding of how factors that influence fluid redistribution may affect an ESRD patient during dialysis. In light of this finding, it is concluded that the rate of vascular refill is jointly determined with the rate of “cellular refill” and the transfer of fluid from the intertitial compartment into the intravascular space.
Source: Hemodialysis International - Category: Hematology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research

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Source: Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - Category: Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery Tags: Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Source Type: research
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Source: International Urology and Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
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Source: Disease Markers - Category: Laboratory Medicine Tags: Dis Markers Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: J Nephrol Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
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