Annual Dialysis Conference

Healio brings you the highlights from Annual Dialysis Conference. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ADC, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Incremental dialysis may help maintain residual renal function, improve quality of life

February 25, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Incremental dialysis may help patients with residual renal function, which can help reduce toxins in blood and improve…
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Speaker discusses application of continuous quality improvement theory to peritoneal dialysis

February 25, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Continuous quality improvement theory with patients on peritoneal dialysis may improve quality of care and clinical…
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Nephrologists debate Advancing American Kidney Health goal for home dialysis

February 21, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Advancing American Kidney Health goal of placing 50% of new patients who need renal replacement therapy on home…
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Home hemodialysis with Tablo may help patients achieve target ultrafiltration rates

February 18, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Research from two studies presented at The Annual Dialysis Conference suggested at-home use of Outset Medical’s Tablo…
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Data identify influence of economic impact on dialysis modality choice in US

February 18, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The three modalities of dialysis show different economic impacts that influence which modality a patient chooses, according…
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Speaker highlights reasons for peritoneal dialysis dropout

February 17, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A peritoneal dialysis program is not only successful when it attracts new patients to the therapy, but is able to increase…
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Use of hemodialysis technicians may improve home-based care

February 11, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Assigning a certified clinical hemodialysis technician to assist the primary registered nurse improved care delivery for…
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Buttonhole technique seen as effective for patients on home dialysis

February 11, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The buttonhole technique for vascular access is safe for home hemodialysis as long as patients are diligent about skin…
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Improved nutrition, vitamin D use lowers erythropoietin stimulating agent requirements

February 10, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Erythropoietin stimulating agent use can be reduced with improved nutrition and increased use of vitamin D in patients on…
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HHS goal to increase transplants, education on modality options with Advancing American Kidney Health

February 10, 2020
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Improving the transplant rate and ensuring patients are presented all options for kidney care are high priorities for…

Meeting Calendar

Annual Dialysis Conference

February 8, 2020 - February 11, 2020