Hemodialysis

The FDA ( U.S. Food and Drug Administration ) has expanded the approval of Mavyret ( Glecaprevir and Pibrentasvir )...


The first non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant ( NOAC ) introduced to the market in Japan was Dabigatran ( Pradaxa...


The first non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant ( NOAC ) introduced to the market in Japan was Dabigatran ( Pradaxa...


Vascular calcifications and fractures are major complications of chronic kidney disease. Hemodialysis patients have a high prevalence of atrial fibrillation...


Safety concerns with erythropoietin analogues and intravenous ( IV ) iron for treatment of anemia in chronic kidney disease (...


The results from a multi-arm phase 2 clinical trial evaluating Grazoprevir / Elbasvir ( MK-5172 / MK-8742, the investigational...


There have been postmarketing reports of acute pancreatitis, including fatal and nonfatal hemorrhagic or necrotizing pancreatitis, in patients taking Januvia...


Contrast-induced acute kidney injury is an adverse outcome resulting from radiocontrast medium exposure during coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention. A...


Abdominal aortic calcification ( AAC ) is reported as a predictor for cardiovascular events in general population and in hemodialysis...


Endothelial dysfunction underlies multiple cardiovascular consequences of chronic kidney disease ( CKD ) and antecedent diabetes or hypertension. Endothelial insults...


Peginesatide, a synthetic peptide-based erythropoiesis-stimulating agent ( ESA ), is a potential therapy for anemia in patients with advanced chronic...


The medical journal Leukemia has published results from the Phase 2 trial known as PX-171-005, an open-label, multicenter clinical trial...


Large, for-profit dialysis facilities appear to administer higher than necessary amounts of a medication for treating anemia in patients with...


Researchers at Mayo Clinic searching for explanations of high mortality rates among kidney failure patients undergoing hemodialysis are focusing their...


Night-time hemodialysis patients may have a greater capacity to repair their hearts and blood vessels compared to those on conventional...