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Current Hypertension Reviews

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ISSN (Print): 1573-4021
ISSN (Online): 1875-6506

Does Daily Dialysis Improve Hypertension in Chronic Haemodialysis Patients?

Author(s): Lucia Di Micco, Stefania Marzocco, Maria L. Sirico, Serena Torraca and Biagio Di Iorio

Volume 8 , Issue 4 , 2012

Page: [291 - 295] Pages: 5

DOI: 10.2174/1573402111208040291

Price: $58

Abstract

Hemodialysis patients have a high cardiovascular mortality and hypertension is the most prevalent treatable risk factor. Hemodialysis is an unphysiological therapy respect to daily renal function, and the approach to avoid the related may be to increase dialysis frequency using a daily dialysis therapy. We analyze as the effect of more long or frequent weekly dialysis can improve the hypertension in hemodialysis patients.

Keywords: Hypertension, daily dialysis


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