Potassium Balance in Dialysis Patients

@article{Sanghavi2013PotassiumBI,
  title={Potassium Balance in Dialysis Patients},
  author={Sarah F. Sanghavi and Susan Joyce Whiting and Jaime Uribarri},
  journal={Seminars in Dialysis},
  year={2013},
  volume={26}
}
The advent of dialytic therapy has enabled nephrologists to provide life‐saving therapy, but potassium balance continues to be an ever present challenge in the ESRD population. Although a small percent of patients are chronically hypokalemic, hyperkalemia is by far the most common abnormality in dialysis patients. It is associated with increased all‐cause mortality, cardiovascular mortality, and arrhythmogenic death. Although alterations of the dialysis bath may decrease predialysis potassium… 
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