Dialysis News

  • Uninsured Patients Experience Delays in Obtaining Arteriovenous Access for Hemodialysis Uninsured patients who start in-center hemodialysis with a central venous catheter are less likely than those already on Medicare or Medicaid to obtain arteriovenous fistulas (AVF) or grafts (AVG) by their fourth month of dialysis, when they become Medicare eligible, according to a new study.
  • Kidney Week 2018 High-Dose Iron Safe, Effective in Hemodialysis Patients High-dose iron reduces the amount of erythropoiesis-stimulating agent needed to treat dialysis patients with anemia, with no rise in risk for infection or cardiovascular events, new research shows.

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