Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ultrasound predicts fistula formation for kidney dialysis patients

For more than 20 years, Michael Allon, M.D., and Michelle Robbin, M.D.—along with Carlton Young, M.D., and interventional radiology colleagues in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine divisions of Nephrology ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Catheters linked to most bloodstream infections in dialysis patients

Using catheters to access the blood during hemodialysis continues to be linked with increased rates of bloodstream infections, according to a recent analysis of data from US dialysis facilities. The findings appear in an ...

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