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HDCN News Archive -- Adequacy
Jan04 J-curve in BP studies is an artifact - similar to dose targeting bias in HEMO.
Dec14 Even more news on the new HDCN Facebook page!
Dec01 ISHD Home Dialysis Toolkit: Prescriptions for Home HD (Module 9)
Aug30 High blood flow rate and high negative venous pressure lead to microbubbles
Dec14 Tall people have lower amounts of coronary artery plaque.
Feb16 JASN: Full text of RCT comparing hemodiafiltration to hemodialysis.
Feb16 Randomized trial shows that switching from HD to online-HDF lowers mortality by 30%.
Nov01 DOPPS practice monitor updated in October 2012
Nov01 Sodium-modified hemodiafiltration use results in lower intradialytic hypotension
Oct09 Kidney disease alters gut bacteria composition.
Oct05 Incenter short daily hemodialysis associated with INCREASED mortality.
Sep27 University of Pennsylvania and LDOs to launch hemodialysis TIME trial as part of NIH HCS Research Collaboratory
Aug16 Adjusting and setting the dialysate total base concentration differs by dialysis machine.
Aug16 DOPPS Practice Monitor website
May01 Randomized trial of hemodiafiltration vs. low-flux dialysis shows no overall benefit.
May01 Nephros gets 510k approval from FDA for it's add-on hemodiafiltration module.
Oct14 ASN Renal Week 2011 abstracts now available.
Oct14 USRDS releases its 2011 report
Sep24 USRDS study in NEJM emphasizes increased weekend risk in 3/week dialysis patients.
Aug03 Colon microbes may be an important source of uremic toxins.
Dec07 In Canada, earlier start of dialysis therapy associated with increased mortality risk.
Sep22 CMS releases new proposed qualiity measures developed by Arbor Research (1.5 mb pdf file)
Jun11 Short stature increases risk for heart disease: an important confounder for BMI
Apr28 B.Braun announces U.S. availability of dialysis machines with built-in Kt/V monitors based on dialysate UV absorbance measured on-line.
Apr02 Familial azotemia helps clarify role of urea in uremic toxicity - platelets
Feb04 Metabolism across mammals is a function of body weight to the 2/3 power and not to the 3/4.
Feb01 CMS issues new guidelines for adequacy, infection, and access reporting.
Dec02 Urea concentrations between 10 and 40 mM induce reactive oxygen species in cell culture.
Nov05 French study suggests daily online HDF promotes catchup growth in kids.
Oct28 website now live (hemodialysis adequacy program)
Oct22 AJKD: Solute-solver, an open source program to monitor hemodialysis adequacy.
Oct22 NEJM: 40 ml/kg/hr no better than 25 ml/kg/hr fluid replacement rate in CHDF to treat ICU patients with renal failure
Oct13 Better survival with on-line HDF than with high-flux hemodialysis in observational study.
Sep24 AJKD issues containing KDOQI guidelines now freely available as .pdf files
Sep14 ISBP 2009 meeting abstracts
Aug12 Will Nephros be the first company to bring on-line HDF to the United States?
Jul31 Is the proportional hazards model of data analysis wrong in terms of HD adequacy?
May25 Search all abstracts from the World Congress of Nephrology 2009
Apr11 One thousand 2007-2009 audiofiles and slide/audio talks added to HDCN's 20 topic-related channels.
M29 Link to slide/audio and audio symposia on HDCN
F25 Nephros 510k application of on-line hemodiafiltration module receives initial FDA response.
D18 JASN early: MPO study results published. High flux marginally better, significantly so in patients with lower albumins or diabetes.
N26 Montreal starts up an on-line hemodiafiltration center. Will the U.S. be close behind?
J03 VA/NIH study of dialysis dose in acute kidney failure published in NEJM
M20 NEJM: Palevsky-VA/NIH study shows that daily HD or more intense CRRT of no benefit in acute kidney injury
M19 Results VA/NIH study on dialysis dose in acute kidney injury to be presented tomorrow, May 20th, in Toronto at ATS2008.
M05 ASN Renal Week abstract archives 2003-2006 now available on-line in .pdf format.
A15 CMS adopts 26 new CPMs effective April 1, 2008
M02 Early start? How about very late start in patients over 70 with very low protein diet?
N26 HDCN: Search index updated for audiofiles, slide/audio talks, articles, and abstracts
J16 CARI (Australasian) Clinical Practice Guidelines published (53 free full text review papers!)
N11 JASN Express: Skin autofluorescence linked to AGE in ESRD, predicts mortality.
O26 ASN Renal Week 2005 abstracts now available on-line.
O20 U.S. Japanese and other U.S. Asian dialysis patients live longer.
S29 JASN: Dose-targeting bias may confound Kt/V vs. mortality relationship.
J17 Nephros gets FDA OK to market mid-dilution HDF filter in the United States.
M14 Nephros files with FDA for approval of high-efficiency hemodiafilter.
D16 ANNA: Learning module, PPT files, CE on Hemodialysis
D14 Hemodialysis adequacy tools from ESRD Network 9/10
O17 Might gender-related liver differences explain differing sensitivity to uremia?
A06 Controlling body size by changing the number of cells
M05 Role of gender in dialysis adequacy