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Jan 17

The findings are reported in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

In a study that compared atenolol–based antihypertensive therapy with lisinopril–based therapy in 200 dialysis patients with hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy, home blood pressure was consistently higher in the lisinopril group despite the need for more antihypertensive agents. The findings are reported in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation.

Jan 17

New research suggests that longer dialysis duration may improve electrocardiographic parameters associated with sudden cardiac arrest

New research suggests that longer dialysis duration may improve electrocardiographic parameters associated with sudden cardiac arrest, which is the leading cause of death in hemodialysis patients. The ASAIO Journal study found frequent nocturnal hemodialysis was associated with an improvement in Tpeak to Tend within 365 days and past 365 days of dialysis initiation as well …

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