Association of plasma macrophage colony-stimulating factor with cardiovascular morbidity and all-cause mortality in chronic hemodialysis patients

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) events are the main cause of death in long-term hemodialysis (HD) patients. Macrophage colony- stimulating factor (M-CSF) is actively involved in the formation of atherosclerosis a...
Source: BMC Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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Conditions:   Diabetes;   Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1;   Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Intervention:   Device: Continuous Glucose Monitor Sponsors:   University of Virginia;   DexCom, Inc. Not yet recruiting
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Conditions:   End Stage Renal Disease;   Malnutrition;   Sarcopenia;   Hemodialysis Complication Interventions:   Drug: Olimel N12;   Drug: Glucose IV Sponsors:   Erasmus Medical Center;   Baxter Healthcare Corporation Not yet recruiting
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CONCLUSION: There is a relationship between health literacy and quality of life among patients receiving hemodialysis. Conclusively, addressing health literacy may improve the quality of life among patients receiving hemodialysis. PMID: 31524153 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Human Antibodies - Category: Biochemistry Tags: Hum Antibodies Source Type: research
The aim was to evaluate the safety and feasibility of endoscopic superficialisation (ES) in patients with deeply located cephalic veins in well matured arteriovenous fistulae (AVF) and to present functional outcomes.
Source: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsOral administration of vitamin K2 in patients on haemodialysis reduced serum uc-MGP levels but did not have an effect in the progression of aortic calcification.
Source: International Urology and Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
In this study, a series of new amphiphilic multi-charged cyclodextrins (AMCD)s as anti-heparin coagulants were designed and synthesized. The AMCD assembly was capable of selective heparin binding through multivalent bonding and showed a better neutralizing effect towards both unfractionated heparin and low molecular weight heparin than protamine in plasma. Meanwhile, an AMCD and vitamin K (VK) co-assembly was prepared to realize heparin-responsive VK release and provide a novel VK deficiency treatment for hemodialysis patients. This AMCD-VK co-assembly for heparin neutralization &vitamin K supplementation synergistic c...
Source: Chemical Communications - Category: Chemistry Authors: Tags: Chem Commun (Camb) Source Type: research
Authors: McGill RL, Lacson EK Abstract INTRODUCTION: Nephrologists have increased arteriovenous access placement in patients with chronic kidney disease. Not yet usable 'maturing' arteriovenous fistulas and grafts are nearly as common as mature arteriovenous fistulas or grafts. Little has been reported about patients initiating haemodialysis with unready arteriovenous fistulas or grafts. METHODS: The United States Renal Data System records for all adult patients initiating haemodialysis with central venous catheters between July 2010 and December 2011. Patients were categorized by whether a maturing arterioveno...
Source: The Journal of Vascular Access - Category: Surgery Tags: J Vasc Access Source Type: research
Authors: Wang W, Dong Z, Feng J, Ma S, Zhao Y PMID: 31517551 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Renal Failure - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Ren Fail Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Our data lead us to believe that it is possible to successfully treat catheter-related bloodstream infection caused by S. aureus and to avoid removing the tunnelled central venous catheter in many more cases than what has been reported in the literature. On the third day, it is mandatory to decide whether to replace the tunnelled central venous catheter or to carry on with antibiotic therapy. Apyrexia and amelioration of laboratory parameters suggest continuing systemic and antibiotic lock therapy for no less than 4 weeks, otherwise, tunnelled central venous catheter removal is recommended. PMID: 31512986 [...
Source: The Journal of Vascular Access - Category: Surgery Tags: J Vasc Access Source Type: research
Cardiovascular disease is the most common complication and leading cause of death in maintenance hemodialysis patients. The protection mechanism of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and the specific role of conventional pro...
Source: BMC Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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