Uremic pruritus is associated with higher kt/V and serum calcium concentration.

@article{Duque2006UremicPI,
  title={Uremic pruritus is associated with higher kt/V and serum calcium concentration.},
  author={Maria I Duque and Suganthi Thevarajah and Yiong Huak Chan and Audrey B Tuttle and Barry I. Freedman and Gil Yosipovitch},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  year={2006},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={184-91}
}
BACKGROUND The prevalence and characteristics of uremic pruritus have not recently been investigated in a US dialysis cohort. This study examined uremic pruritus and associated risk factors in hemodialysis patients treated in the year 2005. METHODS The prevalence and characteristics of pruritus (short version McGill pain questionnaire), severity (10 cm visual analogue scale), and effect on quality of life (Skindex-16) were determined in thrice weekly hemodialysis patients. Daugirdas single… CONTINUE READING
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