Dialysis

When your kidneys are healthy, they clean your blood. They also make hormones that keep your bones strong and your blood healthy. When your kidneys fail, you need treatment to replace the work your kidneys used to do. Unless you have a kidney transplant, you will need a treatment called dialysis.
What is Dialysis?

Dialysis is a treatment method that replicates the function of the kidneys when they are failing. In healthy individuals, the kidneys work to filter and remove waste products, excess fluid, salts and toxins from the blood.

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New concise recommendations for managing osteoporosis in patients with chronic kidney disease

New concise recommendations for managing osteoporosis in patients with chronic kidney disease

Viennese scientists awarded grant to find ways for improving and personalizing dialysis care

Viennese scientists awarded grant to find ways for improving and personalizing dialysis care

The impact of COVID-19 on dialysis patients

The impact of COVID-19 on dialysis patients

Could urine tests predict kidney injury and mortality in COVID-19?

Could urine tests predict kidney injury and mortality in COVID-19?

Analysis of COVID-19 patients with repeatedly positive SARS-CoV-2 tests

Analysis of COVID-19 patients with repeatedly positive SARS-CoV-2 tests

Researchers devise new way to design clot-prone grafts for dialysis

Researchers devise new way to design clot-prone grafts for dialysis

Kidney experts say it’s time to remove race from medical algorithms. Doing so is complicated.

Kidney experts say it’s time to remove race from medical algorithms. Doing so is complicated.

Immunomodulatory therapies for nephrological autoimmune diseases may help treat severe COVID-19

Immunomodulatory therapies for nephrological autoimmune diseases may help treat severe COVID-19

Study reveals mechanisms by which SGLT2 inhibitors produce renoprotective effect

Study reveals mechanisms by which SGLT2 inhibitors produce renoprotective effect

Link between SARS-CoV-2 organotropism and kidney injury

Link between SARS-CoV-2 organotropism and kidney injury

Study reports safety, efficacy of targeted treatment for IgA nephropathy

Study reports safety, efficacy of targeted treatment for IgA nephropathy

Oral antidiabetic medication provides kidney protection in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Oral antidiabetic medication provides kidney protection in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Ultrasound examinations can be deployed to detect and treat lung congestion in hemodialysis patients

Ultrasound examinations can be deployed to detect and treat lung congestion in hemodialysis patients

COVID-19 can cause long-term consequences for the kidneys

COVID-19 can cause long-term consequences for the kidneys

New NIH grant aims to mitigate factors that cause dialysis patients to die

New NIH grant aims to mitigate factors that cause dialysis patients to die

Study confirms poor immunogenicity in hemodialysis patients receiving single dose BNT162b2 vaccine

Study confirms poor immunogenicity in hemodialysis patients receiving single dose BNT162b2 vaccine

DEFINE: Trial designed to test repurposed treatments in patients with COVID-19

DEFINE: Trial designed to test repurposed treatments in patients with COVID-19

New method provides greater quality control and safety of heparin drug

New method provides greater quality control and safety of heparin drug

Farxiga approved in the US for the treatment of chronic kidney disease in patients at risk of progression with and without type-2 diabetes

Farxiga approved in the US for the treatment of chronic kidney disease in patients at risk of progression with and without type-2 diabetes

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Diaverum acquires booknowmed.com