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Patterns of Hemodialysis Catheter Dysfunction Defined According to National Kidney Foundation Guidelines As Blood Flow <300 mL/min.

Abstract:

Blood flow rate (BFR) <300 mL/min commonly is used to define hemodialysis catheter dysfunction and the need for interventions to prevent complications. The objective of this study was to describe patterns of unplanned BFR <300 mL/min during catheter hemodialysis using data from DaVita dialysis facilities and the United States Renal Data System. Patients were included if they received at least eight weeks of hemodialysis exclusively through a catheter between 08/04 and 12/06, and cathete...

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Publisher copy:
10.4061/2011/891259
Journal:
International journal of nephrology More from this journal
Volume:
2011
Pages:
891259
Publication date:
2011-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
2090-2158
ISSN:
2090-214X
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:359098
UUID:
uuid:f8bdf470-9974-411b-b649-5650739731cc
Local pid:
pubs:359098
Source identifiers:
359098
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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