Does Daily Dialysis Improve Hypertension in Chronic Haemodialysis Patients?

Author(s): Lucia Di Micco, Stefania Marzocco, Maria L. Sirico, Serena Torraca, Biagio Di Iorio.

Journal Name: Current Hypertension Reviews

Volume 8 , Issue 4 , 2012

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Abstract:

Hemodialysis patients have a high cardiovascular mortality and hypertension is the most prevalent treatable risk factor. Hemodialysis is an unphysiological therapy respect to daily renal function, and the approach to avoid the related may be to increase dialysis frequency using a daily dialysis therapy. We analyze as the effect of more long or frequent weekly dialysis can improve the hypertension in hemodialysis patients.

Keywords: Hypertension, daily dialysis

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VOLUME: 8
ISSUE: 4
Year: 2012
Page: [291 - 295]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/1573402111208040291
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