Cognitive function and dialysis adequacy: no clear relationship.

@article{Giang2011CognitiveFA,
  title={Cognitive function and dialysis adequacy: no clear relationship.},
  author={Lena M Giang and Daniel E Weiner and Brian T Agganis and Tammy Scott and Eric P. Sorensen and Hocine Tighiouart and Mark J Sarnak},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={
          33-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Cognitive impairment is common in hemodialysis patients and may be impacted by multiple patient and treatment characteristics. The impact of dialysis dose on cognitive function remains uncertain, particularly in the current era of increased dialysis dose and flux. METHODS We explored the cross-sectional relationship between dialysis adequacy and cognitive function in a cohort of maintenance hemodialysis patients. Adequacy was defined as the average of the 3 most proximate… CONTINUE READING

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