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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Infection, CVD cause of higher hospitalization rate prior to patients on home hemodialysis returning to in-center care

March 18, 2019
DALLAS — Patients on home hemodialysis have higher hospitalization rates just before transferring back to in-center hemodialysis care, but many…
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ESA use declines for ESRD; IV iron, hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase inhibitors may serve as alternatives

March 18, 2019
DALLAS — Use of IV iron in patients with anemia on hemodialysis reduces the need for erythropoiesis-stimulating agents and effectively…
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Cardiovascular disease linked with risk for readmissions among patients with kidney disease

March 12, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — A poster presented at the Annual Dialysis Conference showed patients with kidney disease who have been hospitalized for
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Dialysis initiation in nursing home residents offers poor outcomes and opportunities

March 8, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla.—Patients living in nursing homes could see the benefit of receiving dialysis therapy without having to take an ambulance ride to…
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Combining hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis therapy offers improved outcomes

March 7, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Patients treated with combined hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis from the start of renal replacement therapy showed
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Third-generation wearable artificial kidney will be lighter, more discrete

March 6, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — Using the Helmeier’s Catechism evaluation, Victor Gura, MD, said “what we are trying to do is replace kidney…
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Speaker: Withholding antihypertensive medications prior to hemodialysis is unnecessary, harmful

March 6, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. —Aldo J. Peixoto, MD, told the audience here at the Annual Dialysis Conference that while withholding antihypertensive…
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Small study observes heparin-free dialysis for patients on oral anticoagulants

March 6, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. — “Interestingly, clotting events only occurred in patients on heparin-free hemodialysis and warfarin,” said Graham…
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Novel solution for dialysis plastic waste

March 6, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. – “The addition of dialysis plastic waste to concrete leads to significant improvement in some characteristics of concrete…