Mariapia Rodighiero

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The efficiency of a hemodialyzer is largely dependent on its ability to facilitate diffusion between blood and dialysis solution. The diffusion process can be impaired if there is a mismatch between blood and dialysate flow distribution in the dialyzer. This article describes the distribution of the blood and dialysate flows in hollow-fiber hemodialyzers(More)
BACKGROUND Hypertension continues to be a major burden of public health concern despite the recent advances and proven benefit of pharmacological therapy. A certain subset of patients has hypertension resistant to maximal medical therapy and appropriate lifestyle measures. A novel catheter-based technique for renal denervation (RDN) as a new therapeutic(More)
BACKGROUND Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a home therapy, and technique survival is related to the adherence to PD prescription at home. The presence of a home visit program could improve PD outcomes. We evaluated its effects on clinical outcome during 1 year of follow-up. METHODS This was a case-control study. The case group included all 96 patients who(More)
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