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Am J Nephrol (2023) 54 (3-4): 117–125.
Published Online: 11 July 2023
...Seok Hui Kang; Bo Yeon Kim; Eun Jung Son; Gui Ok Kim; Jun Young Do Introduction: There were insufficient pieces of evidence regarding the effect of the two drugs (allopurinol and febuxostat) on patient survival in hemodialysis (HD) patients. Herein, we aimed to compare the efficacy of uric acid...
Victor Ortiz-Soriano, Augusto Cama-Olivares, Lucas J. Liu, Brian Armentrout, Durham Colohan, Ruchir Paladiya, Seda Babroudi, Juan-Carlos Aycinena, Javier A. Neyra
Am J Nephrol (2023) 54 (3-4): 95–105.
Published Online: 11 July 2023
... dialysis (AKI-D) who were ambulatory and still dependent on hemodialysis (HD) to receive treatment in outpatient dialysis facilities. This policy change generated the ongoing need to improve AKI-D care in the outpatient setting. Methods: Quality improvement study in adult patients admitted to an outpatient...
Am J Nephrol (2023) 54 (5-6): 219–223.
Published Online: 27 June 2023
... and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. 2023 Cardiovascular disease Chronic kidney disease Hemodialysis Oxylanthanum carbonate Phosphate Chronic...
Fotini Iatridi, Marieta P. Theodorakopoulou, Antonios Karpetas, Vasiliki Sgouropoulou, Areti Georgiou, Eleni Karkamani, Artemios Karagiannidis, Aikaterini Papagianni, Pantelis Sarafidis
Am J Nephrol (2023) 54 (7-8): 299–307.
Published Online: 09 June 2023
... events and mortality and the influence of ambulatory BP and other cardiovascular risk factors on these associations. Methods: 242 hemodialysis patients with valid 48-h ABPM (Mobil-O-Graph-NG) were followed for a median of 45.7 months. IDHTN was defined as: systolic BP (SBP) rise ≥10 mm Hg from pre...
Cheng-Wen Yang, Mei-Chen Lin, Kai-Hsiang Shu, Kuei-Tung Tung, Wan-Chuan Tsai, Ju-Yeh Yang, Mei-Fen Pai, Hon-Yen Wu, Yen-Ling Chiu, Yu-Sen Peng, Shih-Ping Hsu, Shi-Heng Wang, Szu-Yu Pan
Am J Nephrol (2023) 54 (1-2): 25–34.
Published Online: 23 May 2023
... and adverse cardiovascular events in hemodialysis patients, the safety of extremely low-dose ESA is unclear. Methods: We retrospectively analyzed the association between ESA dose and mortality in the monthly dosing range of 0–43,000 U of equivalent epoetin alfa in 304 Taiwan hemodialysis patients by using Cox...
Am J Nephrol (2023) 54 (5-6): 175–183.
Published Online: 18 May 2023
... elderly patients (≥75 years). We examined the characteristics of very elderly patients starting hemodialysis (HD) and the associated mortality and prognostic factors. Methods: Data were analyzed retrospectively using a nationwide cohort registry, the Korean Renal Data System. Patients who started HD...
Am J Nephrol (2023) 54 (5-6): 200–207.
Published Online: 12 May 2023
...Panagiotis Theofilis; Aikaterini Vordoni; Rigas G. Kalaitzidis Background: Individuals with end-stage renal disease on chronic hemodialysis (HD) may encounter numerous HD-associated complications, including intradialytic hypertension (IDHYPER). Although blood pressure (BP) follows a predictable...
Yosuke Nakagawa, Hirotaka Komaba, Takehiko Wada, Hiroo Takahashi, Yuichiro Takahashi, Toru Hyodo, Miho Hida, Takao Suga, Takatoshi Kakuta, Masafumi Fukagawa
Am J Nephrol (2022) 53 (11-12): 767–774.
Published Online: 14 March 2023
... in the pathogenesis of vascular calcification, but few studies have examined the association between sclerostin and mortality in hemodialysis patients. Methods: We analyzed a prospective cohort of 654 patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis. The primary exposure variable was the baseline serum sclerostin level...
Danai Faitatzidou, Konstantina Dipla, Marieta P. Theodorakopoulou, Aggelos Koutlas, Artemios Karagiannidis, Maria-Eleni Alexandrou, Ioannis Tsouchnikas, Panagiotis Giamalis, Chrysostomos Dimitriadis, Andreas Zafeiridis, Aikaterini Papagianni, Pantelis Sarafidis
Am J Nephrol (2022) 53 (10): 711–721.
Published Online: 31 January 2023
... are the most common cause of death in hemodialysis. Autonomic dysfunction plays a central role in this arrhythmogenic background. Previous studies on hemodialysis-related changes in heart rate variability (HRV) give contradictory results. This study investigated HRV indices both at rest and in response...
Yael Einbinder, Jeffrey Perl, Naomi Nacasch, Alon Bnaya, Linda Shavit, Daniel Erez, Moshe Shashar, Tamar Halperin, Ayelet Grupper, Sydney Benchetrit, Ori Wand, Keren Cohen-Hagai
Am J Nephrol (2022) 53 (7): 586–590.
Published Online: 18 July 2022
... transmissible B.1.617.2 (Delta) variant and significantly reduced the rate of SARS-CoV-2 infections and illness severity in the general population . The third dose also led to a significant humoral response in hemodialysis (HD) patients [3, 4]. COVID-19 Hemodialysis Vaccination Humoral response...
Bruno Legendre, Thierry Lobbedez, Cécile Couchoud, Mathilde Lassalle, Isabelle Kazes, Antoine Lanot, Annabel Boyer, Clémence Béchade
Am J Nephrol (2022) 53 (7): 542–551.
Published Online: 22 June 2022
...Bruno Legendre; Thierry Lobbedez; Cécile Couchoud; Mathilde Lassalle; Isabelle Kazes; Antoine Lanot; Annabel Boyer; Clémence Béchade Introduction: Switch from hemodialysis (HD) to peritoneal dialysis (PD) is unfrequent, but incentive strategies to perform PD can lead to an increase...
Am J Nephrol (2022) 53 (5): 333–342.
Published Online: 22 April 2022
.... Methods: We used international Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study data from 2015 to 2018 ( N = 26,656) to investigate changes in ESA Resistance Index (ERI), calculated as epoetin dose divided by [hemoglobin × body weight] in patients on hemodialysis. We illustrated the proportion of patients...
Do Hyoung Kim, Hayne Cho Park, Ajin Cho, Juhee Kim, Kyu-sang Yun, Young Eun Kwon, Dong-Ryeol Ryu, Jinseog Kim, Ki Hwa Yang, Ji Hyeon Shin, Jin Ju Jung, Young-Ki Lee
Am J Nephrol (2022) 53 (5): 407–415.
Published Online: 20 April 2022
... the association between nurse caseload and hemodialysis (HD) patient outcomes. We evaluated the association between patient-to-nurse ratio and mortality in the Korean patients undergoing HD. Methods: We used HD quality assessment data and National Health Insurance Service claim data from the year of 2013...
Aiko Okubo, Toshiki Doi, Kenichi Morii, Yoshiko Nishizawa, Kazuomi Yamashita, Kenichiro Shigemoto, Sonoo Mizuiri, Koji Usui, Michiko Arita, Takayuki Naito, Takao Masaki
Am J Nephrol (2022) 53 (2-3): 169–175.
Published Online: 08 March 2022
..., it was reported that the CHA 2 DS 2 -VASc score helps predict cardiovascular disease (CVD) or all-cause mortality in patients with or without AF. However, few reports have examined the association between this score and mortality in hemodialysis (HD) patients. Methods: We analyzed 557 consecutive patients who...
Moshe Shashar, Naomi Nacasch, Ayelet Grupper, Sydney Benchetrit, Tamar Halperin, Daniel Erez, Ilan Rozenberg, Pnina Shitrit, Yaron Sela, Ori Wand, Keren Cohen-Hagai
Am J Nephrol (2022) 53 (2-3): 207–214.
Published Online: 16 February 2022
...Moshe Shashar; Naomi Nacasch; Ayelet Grupper; Sydney Benchetrit; Tamar Halperin; Daniel Erez; Ilan Rozenberg; Pnina Shitrit; Yaron Sela; Ori Wand; Keren Cohen-Hagai Introduction: Coronavirus disease is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients...
Am J Nephrol (2022) 52 (12): 919–928.
Published Online: 23 November 2021
...Julie M. Paik; Min Zhuo; Cassandra York; Theodore Tsacogianis; Seoyoung C. Kim; Rishi J. Desai Introduction: The medication burden of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on hemodialysis, a patient population with a high comorbidity burden and complex care requirements, is among the highest...
Am J Nephrol (2021) 52 (10-11): 861–870.
Published Online: 16 November 2021
.... Anticoagulation Calcific uremic arteriolopathy Calciphylaxis End-stage renal disease Hemodialysis Vitamin K antagonist Cardiac-valve calcification increases as kidney function declines [1-3], and the prevalence of valvular heart disease is double in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) compared...
Am J Nephrol (2021) 52 (10-11): 854–860.
Published Online: 08 November 2021
...Shouliang Hu; Dan Wang; Tean Ma; Fanli Yuan; Yong Zhang; Xiaoli Gao; Qingfeng Lei; Junzhang Cheng Background: Inflammation appears to be at the biological core of arteriovenous fistula (AVF) dysfunction, and the occurrence of AVF dysfunction is related to high death and disability in hemodialysis...
Am J Nephrol (2021) 52 (9): 763–770.
Published Online: 17 September 2021
...Daniel Erez; Feda Fanadka; Sydney Benchetrit; Keren Cohen-Hagai Introduction: The prevalence of intracranial arterial calcification (ICAC) in maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients is about 90%, and its severity is correlated with age, hemodialysis vintage, and mineral bone disease. Elevated...
John S. Thurlow, Megha Joshi, Guofen Yan, Keith C. Norris, Lawrence Y. Agodoa, Christina M. Yuan, Robert Nee
Am J Nephrol (2021) 52 (2): 98–107.
Published Online: 12 July 2021
... patients on KRT was 41% in the USA, 48% in Europe, and 60% in Japan. Dialysis is the predominant KRT in most countries, with hemodialysis being the most common modality. Variations in dialysis practice patterns account for some of the differences in survival outcomes globally. Worldwide, there is a greater...