Blood Pressure Slopes and Ultrafiltration in Hemodialysis Patients

Conditions:   End Stage Renal Disease;   Hypertension;   Extracellular Volume Overload;   Intradialytic Hypotension Intervention:   Other: IBPS-Guided Ultrafiltration Sponsor:   VA Office of Research and Development Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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This study suggests the role of DQ antibodies in determining the graft survival and to highlight the need of HLA DQ typing as a routine of the diagnostic work-up in a solid organ transplant.
Source: Asian Journal of Transfusion Science - Category: Hematology Authors: Source Type: research
Purpose of review Renal replacement therapies, such as hemodialysis are invasive and impose significant financial burden as well as burden on quality of life. Conservative and ‘gentler’ forms of renal replacement therapy for the frail and palliative care patient is an unmet medical need. Recent findings The treatment of uremia using the gut as a substitute for the kidney has been proposed but is not practiced widely because of proven lack of long-term mortality benefit coupled with complications like edema and hyperchloremia. Mounting evidence showed that endotoxins from gastrointestinal tract are a major ...
Source: Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: NOVEL THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES IN NEPHROLOGY AND HYPERTENSION: Edited by Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh and Ekamol Tantisattamo Source Type: research
Purpose of review Pruritus is an important, prevalent but often neglected symptom in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) or on dialysis. This review addresses the use of activated charcoal and its analogs in the treatment of uremic pruritus, which can be a sign of uremic toxicity. Recent findings When common causes are corrected and dialysis efficiency is optimized, pruritus is mainly ascribed to the retention of middle and protein-bound molecules, of which indoxyl sulfate and p-cresyl sulfate are the best studied. While hemodialysis and hemodiafiltration are of limited use, activated charcoal and its ...
Source: Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: NOVEL THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES IN NEPHROLOGY AND HYPERTENSION: Edited by Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh and Ekamol Tantisattamo Source Type: research
Conclusions Transposition of brachial ve in is an alternative to arteriovenous graft.
Source: Jornal Vascular Brasileiro - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusion: Prevalence of transfusion-transmissible viral infections was higher among hemodialysis patients, especially HCV infection which was an alarming situation and therefore strict adherence to infection control strategies, barrier precautions, and preventive measures, including routine hepatitis B vaccination and regular virological follow-up were recommended along with regular education and training programs of technical and nursing personnel's involved with dialysis patients.
Source: Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Source Type: research
Conditions:   End Stage Renal Disease;   Hypertension;   Extracellular Volume Overload;   Intradialytic Hypotension Intervention:   Other: IBPS-Guided Ultrafiltration Sponsor:   VA Office of Research and Development Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionConventional HD resulting in substantial plasma volume removal do not alter large artery elastic properties, whereas intrinsic microvascular venular dilator function is markedly impaired, an effect directly associated with the increase in hemoconcentration.
Source: Microvascular Research - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
AbstractThere are few case reports in which circulating levels of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 (sFlt-1), placental growth factor (PlGF), and soluble endoglin (sEng) were measured before the onset of super-imposed preeclampsia in women with hemodialysis. A 40-year-old Japanese nulliparous women with hemodialysis due to diabetic nephropathy became pregnant by frozen embryo transfer. Intensive hemodialysis was started at 5  weeks of gestation. Her blood pressure (BP) in the first trimester was around 130/80 mmHg. At 20+3 weeks, she was admitted for close monitoring; her BP was 137/75  mmHg. Her BP increas...
Source: CEN Case Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
We report on the prespecified secondary outcome, echocardiographic indexes of LV function, from a previously reported study of the effect of lung ultrasound (US)-guided dry weight reduction on systolic blood pressure.Study DesignSingle-blind randomized trial.Settings &Participants71 clinically euvolemic hypertensive hemodialysis patients in Greece and Slovenia.InterventionThe active intervention group’s (n = 35) volume removal was guided by the total number of lung US B-lines observed every week before a midweek dialysis session. The usual-care group (n = 36) was treated using standard-of-care...
Source: American Journal of Kidney Diseases - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
This study aimed to determine the prevalence of anemia and its associated factors among CKD patients at the University of Gondar hospital, Northwest Ethiopia. Methods: A hospital-based cross-sectional study was conducted from May 1, to September 30, 2018. Consecutive sampling was used to recruit 251 study subjects. Patients were interviewed to obtain demographic data, and the patients' medical records were reviewed to obtain information on relevant medical history and laboratory parameters. Data was analyzed using SPSS version 20. Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analyses were used to identify independent...
Source: International Journal of Nephrology and Renovascular Disease - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Int J Nephrol Renovasc Dis Source Type: research
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