Molded Products Inc - NonSterile Double DIN to DIN Y Connector - Class 2 Recall

Non-Sterile Double DIN to DIN "Y" Connector, Product Usage: Extension for connecting hemodialysis blood tubing to the hemodialyzer.
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The objective was to determine whether changes in parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels are associated with changes in symptoms within this patient population.Study DesignProspective cohort.Setting &Participants165 adults with hyperparathyroidism secondary to kidney failure diagnosed, a range of dialysis vintages, and receiving regular hemodialysis from a US single-provider organization.ExposureChange in PTH levels over 24 weeks.Outcomes19 putative symptoms of secondary hyperparathyroidism measured up to 4 times using a self-administered questionnaire that assessed severity on a 5-level ordinal scale.Analytical ApproachLong...
Source: American Journal of Kidney Diseases - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Dialysis is often considered slow, repetitive, and with programmed intervals. Patients often perceive it as time taken from their lives with a sense of ineluctability and emptiness, engendering a negative emotional and cognitive perception of the world and one's place in it. Today, it is possible to improve the quality of life of patients during hemodialysis using virtual reality (VR). This creation of a true multisensory experience may absorb the patient's perceptions during hemodialysis, improving his/her quality of life. An Italian multicenter, longitudinal experimental study will be conducted with a randomized, pre-pos...
Source: Holistic Nursing Practice - Category: Nursing Tags: FEATURES Source Type: research
Authors: Usami J, Takezawa Y PMID: 31611529 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Intern Med Source Type: research
Conditions:   Chronic Kidney Diseases;   Hemodialysis Complication Intervention:   Device: NICAS Sponsor:   Assuta Ashdod Hospital Recruiting
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Publication date: Available online 15 October 2019Source: Urology Case ReportsAuthor(s): Akito Ito, Mizuki Hisano, Makoto Takahashi, Naoki Komine, Takaya Abe, Wataru ObaraAbstractA 73-year-old-male patient with hypertension and grade 3B chronic kidney disease underwent radical nephrectomy in the year 2000. As the renal function gradually worsened, the patient was started on hemodialysis in 2003. Eleven years after nephrectomy, the metastases were pointed out. The patient received sunitinib as first-line therapy. Thereafter, as the metastatic lesions became larger, we initiated nivolumab therapy (3 mg/m2 every 2 weeks). Aft...
Source: Urology Case Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Daprodustat is a hypoxia-inducible factor-prolyl hydroxylase inhibitor currently being investigated as a treatment for anemia of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in both dialysis and nondialysis patients. In clini...
Source: BMC Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
ConclusionCAPD is a viable option for end-stage renal disease in children from developing countries with a lack of access to automated PD and pediatric hemodialysis centers.
Source: Pediatric Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
AbstractAim/introductionFor diabetic patients undergoing hemodialysis, vitreous hemorrhage seems to be a hemodialysis ‐induced hemorrhagic complication because of the effect of systemic anticoagulation. But it is unclear whether hemodialysis is associated with vitreous hemorrhage in diabetic patients. We therefore conducted this cohort study to clarify the relationship between hemodialysis and vitreous hemorrhage in diabetic patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR).Materials and MethodsThis was a single ‐center, retrospective, cohort study. We compared the incidence of vitreous hemorrhage in non‐vitrect...
Source: Journal of Diabetes Investigation - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Authors: Barcelos STA, Dall'Oglio VM, de Araújo A, Cerski CTS, Álvares-da-Silva MR Abstract Hepatic sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (HSOS) is a hepatic vascular disease histologically characterized by edema, necrosis, detachment of endothelial cells in small sinusoidal hepatic and interlobular veins and intrahepatic congestion, which leads to portal hypertension and liver dysfunction. In the Western world, most HSOS cases are associated with myeloablative pretreatment in a hematopoietic stem cell transplantation setting. Here we report a case of a 54 years old female patient, otherwise healthy, with n...
Source: Annals of Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Ann Hepatol Source Type: research
To evaluate gender-based patterns of utilization and outcomes of arteriovenous fistulas (AVF) and grafts (AVG) in a population based cohort of hemodialysis (HD) patients.
Source: Annals of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Clinical Research, Basic Science Source Type: research
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