The rise of hemodialysis machines: new technologies in minimizing cardiovascular complications.

Abstract

Hemodialysis (HD) is a life-saving treatment for more than 1,700,000 patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage V. Every year the HD population becomes increasingly older (average age: 75 years) and more ill due to the associated comorbidities such as cardiovascular disease (heart failure, coronary heart disease and peripheral vascular disease… (More)
DOI: 10.1586/erc.10.194

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