Tag: End-Stage Renal Disease

1. Patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis experienced fewer serious adverse events if treated proactively with high-dose intravenous iron sucrose compared to patients reactively treated with low-dose iron sucrose. 2. Higher doses of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents were utilized more in the low-dose iron group compared to the high-dose group. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)       Study...
1. Patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis experienced fewer serious adverse events if treated proactively with high-dose intravenous iron sucrose compared to patients reactively treated with low-dose iron sucrose. 2. Higher doses of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents were utilized more in the low-dose iron group compared to the high-dose group. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)       Study...
1. In this retrospective cohort study, which examined patients receiving maintenance dialysis for end-stage renal disease, 21.9% of patients who received cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) survived to discharge. 2. There was a median post-discharge survival interval was 5.0 months, which is much lower than the previously reported median post-discharge survival of...
Originally published by Harvard Health. What Is It? End-stage renal disease is a condition in which the kidneys no longer function normally. “Renal” describes anything having to do with the kidneys. Nearly everyone is born with two kidneys.  They both need to fail for end-stage renal disease to develop. Kidneys eliminate poisons from...