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FDA grants de novo clearance for vascular access device

February 13, 2020
Meeting News

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 preparation and…
Meeting News

DCB remains superior to PTA at 1 year in treatment of arteriovenous fistula lesions

February 6, 2020
A drug-coated balloon was superior to percutaneous transluminal angioplasty at 1 year for primary patency and clinically driven target lesion revascularization in…
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Central venous catheter practice patterns for dialysis access vary by patient sex, race

February 3, 2020
Racial and sex differences exist for patients on hemodialysis regarding time spent on a central venous catheter and the likelihood of transferring to permanent access…
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A Linguistic Analysis of Health Literacy Demands of Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Education Materials

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Winter 2018, Volume 2 Issue 1
Instruments to assess the quality and comprehensibility of printed patient education materials may lack proper…
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