Low levels of triiodothyronine as an independent risk factor for death in hemodialysis patients

DESIGN AND INTERVENTION All patients with ESRD who were receiving thrice-weekly standard bicarbonate hemodialysis at one of two centers with the same catchment area during a calendar year, and all patients who began dialysis at these centers within the subsequent 15 months, were eligible to enrol in this prospective Italian study. Exclusion criteria were… CONTINUE READING