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Common Urological Problems

Arteriovenous Fistula

Community poverty impacts pre-dialysis care

The wealth or poverty of kidney disease patients’ communities impacts the quality of care patients receive before starting dialysis, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The results suggest that medical professionals need to improve care for patients who have not yet started… Community poverty impacts pre-dialysis care   



Not all kidney patients treated equal: Differences in care for patients beginning on dialysis

Kidney disease patients insured by some federally sponsored national health care organizations are more likely to undergo an important predialysis procedure than patients with other types of insurance, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). The results may provide insights into ways to… Not all kidney patients treated equal: Differences in care for patients beginning on dialysis   



Equation Provides Practical Approach to Monitoring Arteriovenous Fistula Function in Dialysis Patients

A simple equation provides real-time feedback to detect access recirculation in arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) during hemodialysis, reports a study in the September/October issue of ASAIO Journal, Official Journal of the American Society of Artificial Internal Organs. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading… Equation Provides Practical Approach to Monitoring Arteriovenous Fistula Function in Dialysis Patients   



Why Does Dialysis Fail?

A protein implicated in the development of vascular diseases may also contribute to the failure of arteriovenous (AV) fistulas created for vascular access in dialysis patients, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).

“Our findings raise the possibility that monocyte chemoattractant protein-1… Why Does Dialysis Fail?   



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