Tag: "hemodialysis" at medical news
More Patients Going In For Home Dialysis
...t the vast majority of patients who are undergoing hemodialysis
could be making a decision on dialysis treatment o... patients are far more happy with their care than hemodialysis
patients. Researchers conclude that probably the growing pressure to fill hemodialysis
Choice Of Treatment Increases Risk Of Death In Kidney Disease
... disease (ESRD), choosing peritoneal dialysis over hemodialysis
increases their risk of dying by 50 percent. The...lthy patients did well on either form of dialysis, hemodialysis
was of greater benefit for those patients with coexisting illnesses, such as cardiovascular disease....
Complications In Kidney Failure Patients Linked To Heparin
...of mortality in kidney failure patients undergoing hemodialysis
to increased levels of heparin antibodies in their...nts with end-stage renal disease (kidney failure), hemodialysis
is the most common form of therapy. Recent figures show more than 85 percent of the approximately 37...
Protein Carbonyl Level Causes Oxidative Protein Damage In Diabetics
...as conducted to reveal the effects of diabetes and hemodialysis
(HD) on oxidative modifications of plasma proteins. Researchers from the Department of Biochemistry and Nephrology, Medical Faculty, Akdeniz measured reactive carbonyl derivates (PCO), protein thiol (P-SH), and reduced glutathione (GSH) levels in Ty...
Exercise Combined with Dialysis Yields Better Results
...ure,” says Dr. King-VanVlack. “Patients undergoing hemodialysis
may have fewer complications, enhanced physical function and better quality of life by regular participation in an intra-dialytic exercise program.” Previously, most exercise programs for dialysis patients were instituted between sessions on non-di...
Hepatitis Scare in Toronto
...me families. Infection is a constant worry for all hemodialysis
patients now as the hepatitis virus is carried in the blood, but can survive outside the body for days. It can pass between hosts through sex, intravenous needles -- and contaminated hospitals. Ms. Mondesir said that the hospital follow strict infect...
Amgen introduces Autoinjector For Treating Anemia
...re recommended. In a study of Epoetin alfa treated hemodialysis
patients with clinically evident cardiac disease, where the target hematocrit (Hct) was 42% (Hb = 14 g/dL), an increased incidence of thrombotic events and mortality was seen. The reason for increased mortality observed in this study is unknown. In a...
Crying Need for Awareness on Organ Donation in India: Sir Peter Morris
...25,000 patients were lucky enough to get access to hemodialysis
and only 2,500 of them were even luckier to have a...ed early and treated effectively with medications, hemodialysis
and peritoneal dialysis. All speakers touched about the quality of life for patients with end-stag...
Vitamin E-Coated Dialysis Filters Help Fight Anemia in Hemodialysis Patients
...r study. By the end of the year, the percentage of hemodialysis
patients who were at target red blood cell counts—...nemia is one of the most frequent complications of hemodialysis
and is a common cause of death in dialysis-dependent patients. "Many factors contribute to this anem...
‘For-profit Dialysis Centers’ in the Spotlight Over Anti-anemia Drug Overdoe
...atients from the US Renal Data System, undergoing hemodialysis
at various centers during November and December 2004 was analyzed using statistical regression models to understand the average epoetin dose and dose adjustments executed by the profit centers. The findings revealed that dosing of the drug epoetin f...
Analysis of Hemoglobin Level Control in Dialysis Patients
...s patients One of the most recurrent problems of hemodialysis
is anemia. In order to live a better quality life, dialysis-dependent patients, needs to have an adequate hemoglobin level. Thus anemia correction is a very significant part of the dialysis process. One significiant treatment in anemaia, which encou...