Nocturnal but not short hours quotidian hemodialysis requires an elevated dialysate calcium concentration.

@article{AlHejaili2003NocturnalBN,
  title={Nocturnal but not short hours quotidian hemodialysis requires an elevated dialysate calcium concentration.},
  author={Fayez F Al-Hejaili and Claude Kortas and Rosemary Leitch and A. Paul Heidenheim and Laurie Clement and Gihad E. Nesrallah and Robert McGregor Lindsay},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={2003},
  volume={14 9},
  pages={2322-8}
}
Interest in quotidian (daily) hemodialysis (HD) is growing. Some advocate short-hours high-efficiency daily HD (SDH) and others long-hours slow-flow nocturnal HD (NH) while the patient is asleep, both being used 5 to 7 d/week. The London Daily/Nocturnal Hemodialysis Study was the first attempt to obtain data of SDH and NH that may be compared with conventional thrice weekly HD (CH). This was a 4-yr observational study designed to enter and follow 40 patients: 10 receiving SDH, 10 receiving NH… CONTINUE READING