One of the most controversial topics in Nephrology is how frequently hemodialysis treatments should be administered. A number of uncontrolled trials have raised the possibility of improved outcomes with greater dialysis frequency. This review discusses three (3) randomized trials that have had an impact in shaping our understanding of dialysis frequency.

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Time Required (estimated): 60 minutes
Title: Adequacy in hemodialysis: A review of the NCDS, HEMO, and FHN Trials
Author: Tejas Desai, MD
Author Type: Faculty
Citation: Nephrology On-Demand 2011
Date Created: 2011
Revisions: 2011 x 3
Disclaimers: None Indicated
Resource Type: Video
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An excellent review article that summarizes the known data ...