Is more frequent hemodialysis beneficial and what is the evidence?

@article{Lindsay2004IsMF,
  title={Is more frequent hemodialysis beneficial and what is the evidence?},
  author={Robert M. Lindsay and Gihad E. Nesrallah and Rita S. Suri and Amit X. Garg and Louise M. Moist},
  journal={Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension},
  year={2004},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={
          631-5
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The HEMO study results have shown that increasing dialysis dose in conventional thrice weekly hemodialysis does not improve patient outcomes. Interest has therefore turned to more frequent (daily) hemodialysis treatments. This review covers the rationale for such an approach together with a current review of the published study data. RECENT FINDINGS Recent studies have suggested improvements in a number of intermediate patient outcomes such as cardiovascular (blood pressure… CONTINUE READING

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