Tag: dialysis

UK-first innovation could save lives of dialysis patients

Barts Health NHS Trust has performed a UK-first operation outside of trial setting that could reduce mortality and risks of infection in patients with...

National Kidney Foundation releases guideline for vascular access in dialysis patients

The American Journal of Kidney Diseases (AJKD) has published the National Kidney Foundation's KDOQI Clinical Practice Guideline for Vascular Access: 2019 Update, a completely...
reaction to meta analysis

No increased short- to midterm mortality among dialysis access patients treated...

A systematic review and meta-analysis, recently published in the Journal of Endovascular Therapy, found no difference in short- to midterm mortality among patients who...
Graftworx-remote-monitoring

GraftWorx launches evaluation of remote monitoring solution for dialysis patients

GraftWorx has commenced a service evaluation in collaboration with the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) and a National Health Service (NHS) Hospital Foundation Trust...

The dialysis access landscape in 2018: Challenges, advances and future directions

Guidelines of the European Society for Vascular Surgery1 give an overview of the current best evidence for vascular access for dialysis. Although these guidelines...

Current status on drug-eluting devices in dialysis access

Dialysis access fistulae and grafts are life-saving in patients with renal insufficiency and failure. Numbers of patients requiring haemodialysis have continued to rise over...
VasQ

VasQ series at Berlin’s Charité University Hospital produces “exceptionally promising results”

As part of the main scientific programme at Dreiländertagung 2016 (4–8 October, Bern Switzerland), Peter Olschewski has reported “exceptionally promising results” from the first...