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Researchers at Mayo Clinic searching for explanations of high mortality rates among kidney failure patients undergoing hemodialysis are focusing their attention on the use of Heparin, a drug used to r ...


Night-time hemodialysis patients may have a greater capacity to repair their hearts and blood vessels compared to those on conventional dialysis three times a week, according to a study in the America ...


Large, for-profit dialysis facilities appear to administer higher than necessary amounts of a medication for treating anemia in patients with kidney disease, compared to nonprofit facilities, accord ...


Peginesatide, a synthetic peptide-based erythropoiesis-stimulating agent ( ESA ), is a potential therapy for anemia in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease.Researchers have conducted two rand ...


Abdominal aortic calcification ( AAC ) is reported as a predictor for cardiovascular events in general population and in hemodialysis patients. At present, there are no AAC data in peritoneal dialysis ...


Endothelial dysfunction underlies multiple cardiovascular consequences of chronic kidney disease ( CKD ) and antecedent diabetes or hypertension. Endothelial insults in chronic kidney disease or end-s ...


Vascular calcifications and fractures are major complications of chronic kidney disease. Hemodialysis patients have a high prevalence of atrial fibrillation and an increased risk of thromboembolism, w ...


Safety concerns with erythropoietin analogues and intravenous ( IV ) iron for treatment of anemia in chronic kidney disease ( CKD ) necessitate development of safer therapies. Roxadustat ( FG-4592 ...