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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28833520/introduction-to-intradialytic-hypotension-perspectives-in-contemporary-practice
#1
EDITORIAL
Steven Brunelli
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 21, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28782258/psychosocial-interventions-to-improve-outcomes-among-dialysis-patients
#2
REVIEW
Margorit Rita Krespi
Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) report high levels of emotional problems and poor compliance with treatment and quality of life. Nevertheless, there are not many studies which examine the effectiveness of different psychosocial interventions in ameliorating these poor outcomes. Theories have been helpful in identifying targets for interventions to improve compliance with treatment, adjustment, and quality of life. However, their effects have been mixed. In particular, interventions incorporating beliefs are promising in improving these outcomes...
August 6, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28762237/aminoglycoside-impregnated-cement-spacer-precipitating-acute-kidney-injury-requiring-hemodialysis
#3
Sohail Abdul Salim, Jessica Everitt, Aaron Schwartz, Mohit Agarwal, Jorge Castenada, Tibor Fülöp, Luis A Juncos
The current standard of care for prosthetic joint infection includes two-stage arthroplasty, with antibiotic-impregnated cement spacers (ACS) utilized between the stages. We report a 75-year-old woman with previously normal renal function, who developed acute kidney injury (AKI) secondary to biopsy-proven acute tubular necrosis and acute interstitial nephritis after ACS placement containing tobramycin and vancomycin. Peak tobramycin level measured 25.3 mcg/mL, the highest value reported in the literature after ACS placement...
July 31, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28730673/autonomic-dysfunction-as-a-mechanism-of-intradialytic-blood-pressure-instability
#4
Tariq Shafi, Surekha Mullangi, Bernard G Jaar, Harry Silber
The autonomic nervous system (ANS) is the principal endogenous defense mechanism that maintains blood pressure in the setting of hypotension. Disruption of the ANS impairs this ability and can contribute to blood pressure instability, including hypotension and hypertension. In this narrative review, we provide an overview of the ANS and the consequences of its dysfunction in patients with end-stage kidney disease treated with dialysis. We also discuss possible mechanisms of this autonomic dysfunction that may need future investigation...
July 20, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28707330/the-impact-of-dialysis-modality-and-membrane-characteristics-on-intradialytic-hypotension
#5
Samir Patel, Jochen G Raimann, Peter Kotanko
The risk of intradialytic hypotension (IDH) is determined by various factors, among them dialysis modality and dialyzer membrane. We conducted a literature search in PubMed on November 1, 2016 and selected relevant randomized controlled and cross-over trials, and prospective and retrospective cohort studies published in English that investigated the association between IDH and dialysis modality and membrane, respectively. This literature search revealed 669 publications on dialysis modality, 64 on dialysis membrane, and 24 on acetate/bicarbonate dialysate...
July 13, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28707302/dialysate-sodium-and-intradialytic-hypotension
#6
Wael F Hussein, Brigitte Schiller
Intradialytic hypotension (IDH) is a common complication in hemodialysis, particularly with the time and frequency constraints of standard session delivery in contemporary practice. High intradialytic weight gain (IDWG), high ultrafiltration rates (UFR), and frequent IDH are highly interlinked, and separately or together contribute to the high cardiovascular morbidity and mortality observed in the hemodialysis population. Using a lower concentration of sodium in the dialysate (D-Na) reduces sodium delivery to the patient during dialysis, and several studies reported the beneficial effect in controlling IDWG, UFR, and hypertension...
July 13, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28699181/predicting-in-a-predicament-stroke-and-hemorrhage-risk-prediction-in-dialysis-patients-with-atrial-fibrillation
#7
REVIEW
Amber O Molnar, Manish M Sood
Whether to anticoagulate dialysis patients with atrial fibrillation is a common clinical dilemma with limited high-quality data to inform decision-making. While the efficacy and safety of anticoagulation for stroke prevention in dialysis patients with atrial fibrillation has long been debated and remains unclear, the more upstream issue of stroke risk assessment from atrial fibrillation has received relatively little attention. In the general population, a handful of risk scores to help predict stroke and hemorrhage risk in the setting of atrial fibrillation are widely validated and applied in clinical practice...
July 11, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28691402/osmolality-and-blood-pressure-stability-during-hemodialysis
#8
Anika T Singh, Finnian R Mc Causland
Homeostatic regulation of plasma osmolality (POsm) is critical for normal cellular function in humans. Arginine vasopressin (AVP) is the major hormone responsible for the maintenance of POsm and acts to promote renal water retention in conditions of increased POsm. However, AVP also exerts pressor effects, and its release can be stimulated by the development of effective arterial blood volume depletion. Patients with end-stage renal disease on hemodialysis, particularly those with minimal or no residual renal function, have impaired ability to regulate water retention in response to AVP...
July 9, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28691195/definitions-of-intradialytic-hypotension
#9
Magdalene M Assimon, Jennifer E Flythe
Intradialytic hypotension (IDH) is a common and often distressful complication of hemodialysis. However, despite its clinical significance, there is no consensus, evidence-based medical definition for the condition. Over the years, numerous definitions have been implemented in both the clinical and research settings. Definition inconsistencies have hindered data synthesis and the development of evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and treatment of IDH, as well as prevented accurate estimation of the population burden of IDH and patient risk assessment...
July 9, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28681510/impact-of-drugs-on-intradialytic-hypotension-antihypertensives-and-vasoconstrictors
#10
Tara I Chang
Intradialytic hypotension (IDH) is a common complication of hemodialysis and is associated with numerous adverse outcomes including cardiovascular events, inadequate dialysis, loss of vascular access, and death. It is estimated that approximately 20%-30% of all dialysis sessions are affected by IDH. In seeking ways to reduce the occurrence of IDH, dialysis providers often turn to pharmacological approaches: withholding antihypertensive medications prior to hemodialysis or administering vasoconstrictor medications...
July 5, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28666082/intradialytic-hypotension-in-acute-kidney-injury-requiring-renal-replacement-therapy
#11
Shilpa Sharma, Sushrut S Waikar
The treatment of severe acute kidney injury (AKI) with dialytic support for renal replacement therapy can be life sustaining and permit recovery from critical illness. Like any interventional therapy, however, renal replacement therapy with intermittent hemodialysis or continuous therapy can cause complications. Intradialytic hypotension is a common complication and can cause further ischemic injury to the recovering kidneys, thereby reducing the probability of renal recovery. The optimal dialytic technique-continuous or intermittent-has not been conclusively demonstrated in randomized controlled trials...
June 30, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28666075/the-effect-of-treatment-time-dialysis-frequency-and-ultrafiltration-rate-on-intradialytic-hypotension
#12
George R Aronoff
Dialysis treatment time, the frequency of dialysis treatments, and the rate of fluid ultrafiltration-each impacts the incidence of intradialytic hypotension. These factors influence blood pressure independently and together. The strongest evidence supports that rapid ultrafiltration increases the likelihood of intradialytic hypotension and that combined strategies leading to a reduction in ultrafiltration rate have the greatest impact on reducing intradialytic hypotension. A practical approach to avoiding the effects of ultrafiltration on systemic hemodynamics would be to set a maximum ultrafiltration rate needed to achieve the desired fluid removal and vary the duration of the treatment to achieve that target volume...
June 30, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28666073/to-cool-or-too-cool-is-reducing-dialysate-temperature-the-optimal-approach-to-preventing-intradialytic-hypotension
#13
John W Larkin, Marta M Reviriego-Mendoza, Len A Usvyat, Peter Kotanko, Franklin W Maddux
Abnormal decreases in blood pressure during hemodialysis are frequent in end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients treated with hemodialysis, and thought to be largely due to an inadequate cardiovascular response to the rapid blood volume decline. Intradialytic hypotension (IDH) and cardiac instability during dialysis can increase risks for negative health consequences and is possibly preventable though several types of interventions. One intervention that holds promise for prevention of IDH in hemodialysis patients is to reduce the temperature of the dialysate to or below the patient's core temperature...
June 30, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28666072/special-situations-intradialytic-hypertension-chronic-hypertension-and-intradialytic-hypotension
#14
Peter Noel Van Buren, Jula K Inrig
Hypertension is a comorbidity that is present in the majority of end-stage renal disease patients on maintenance hemodialysis. This population is particularly unique because of the dynamic nature of blood pressure (BP) during dialysis. Modest BP decreases are expected in most hemodialysis patients, but intradialytic hypotension and intradialytic hypertension are two special situations that deviate from this as either an exaggerated or paradoxical response to the dialysis procedure. Both of these phenomena are particularly important because they are associated with increased mortality risk compared to patients with modest decreases in BP during dialysis...
June 30, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28666069/setting-the-dry-weight-and-its-cardiovascular-implications
#15
Arjun D Sinha, Rajiv Agarwal
Volume overload is common and associated with adverse outcomes in the hemodialysis population including systemic hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, left ventricular hypertrophy, and mortality. Since the beginning of the era of maintenance dialysis, prescribing and maintaining a dry weight remains the standard of care for managing volume overload on hemodialysis. Reducing dry weight even by relatively small amounts has been shown to improve blood pressure and has been associated with reductions in left ventricular hypertrophy...
June 30, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28661565/a-brief-review-of-intradialytic-hypotension-with-a-focus-on-survival
#16
Jason A Chou, Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, Anna T Mathew
Intradialytic hypotension (IDH), a common complication of ultrafiltration during hemodialysis therapy, is associated with high mortality and morbidity. IDH, defined as a nadir systolic blood pressure of less than 90 mm Hg on more than 30% of treatments, is a relevant definition and is correlated with mortality. Risk factors for IDH include patient demographics, anti-hypertensive medication use, larger interdialytic weight gain, and dialysis prescription features as dialysate sodium, high ultrafiltration rate, and dialysate temperature...
June 29, 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28876482/briefly-noted
#17
Richard A Sherman
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28786139/should-all-dialysis-patients-with-hepatitis-c-be-treated-if-so-before-or-after-kidney-transplantation
#18
EDITORIAL
Michel Jadoul, Paul Martin
HCV infection by genotype 1 and 4 can now be cured in close to 100% of patients with stage 4 or 5 CKD, including dialysis patients. Several regimens are available, all interferon-free and given for only 12 weeks. Thus unless life expectancy is short, HCV infection should be treated. The optimal timing of antiviral treatment will be dependent on several parameters: the possibility of being transplanted rapidly (either with a HCV+ graft or from a living donor) calls for treatment after transplantation. On the contrary, severe liver fibrosis, especially with portal hypertension calls for immediate treatment of HCV...
September 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28677243/parathyroidectomy-a-last-resort-for-hyperparathyroidism-in-dialysis-patients
#19
EDITORIAL
Amr El-Husseini, Kevin Wang, Adeleye Annick Edon, B Peter Sawaya
Despite advancements in the medical management of secondary hyperparathyroidism, parathyroidectomy is still necessarily in some patients. However, patients' selection, optimal surgical intervention and long-term outcome are still not well-defined and very challenging for the practicing nephrologists. In this manuscript we will attempt to answer several questions related to parathyroidectomy in dialysis patients. We will discuss the indications, the appropriate parathyroidectomy surgical techniques and current guidelines for parathyroidectomy...
September 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28558417/imaging-of-parathyroid-glands-in-end-stage-renal-disease
#20
Jyotirmay Sharma, Raghuveer Halkar, Collin J Weber
Secondary hyperparathyroidism from chronic renal failure often requires a parathyroidectomy for correction. A successful parathyroidectomy often relies upon localization of all parathyroid tumors. Although most of the tumors are localized during a neck exploration, preoperative localization studies can help identify ectopic and supernumerary tumors. Three of the most common localization studies are radionuclide imaging, ultrasound, and CT scanning. Utility of these studies is strongly dependent on local institutional practice...
July 2017: Seminars in Dialysis
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