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Uremic serum-induced calcification of human aortic smooth muscle cells is a regulated process involving Klotho and RUNX2
Vascular calcification (VC) is common in subjects with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and is associated with increased cardiovascular risk. It is an active process involving transdifferentiation of arterial smooth muscle ...
Geriatric Assessment in Advanced Kidney Disease
Quality of life with conservative care compared with assisted peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis
Background. There is little information about quality of life (QoL) for patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) choosing conservative kidney management (CKM). The Frail and Elderly Patients on Dialysis (FEPOD) study ...
Establishing a clinical phenotype for cachexia in end stage kidney disease - study protocol
BACKGROUND: Surveys using traditional measures of nutritional status indicate that muscle wasting is common among persons with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD). Up to 75% of adults undergoing maintenance dialysis show some ...
Depression Symptoms in Haemodialysis Patients Predict All-Cause Mortality but Not Kidney Transplantation : A Cause-Specific Outcome Analysis
Background: Depression is common in haemodialysis (HD) patients and associated with poor outcomes. Purpose: To evaluate whether depression symptoms predict survival and transplantation in a large sample of haemodialysis ...
Sertraline Versus Placebo in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder Undergoing Hemodialysis : A Randomized, Controlled Feasibility Trial
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Depression is common in patients on hemodialysis, but data on the benefits and risks of antidepressants in this setting are limited. We conducted a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, ...
Criteria for and Appropriateness of Renal Transplantation in Elderly Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease : A Literature Review and Position Statement on Behalf of the European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association Descartes Working Group and European Renal Best Practice
During the last 20 years, waiting lists for renal transplantation (RT) have grown significantly older. However, elderly patients (ie ≥65 years of age) are still more rarely referred or accepted to waiting lists and, if ...
UK Renal Registry 18th Annual Report : Chapter 12 Epidemiology of Reported Infections amongst Patients Receiving Dialysis for Established Renal Failure in England 2013 to 2014: a Joint Report from Public Health England and the UK Renal Registry
From 1st May 2013 to 30th April 2014 there were 35 episodes of Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia in established renal failure patients on dialysis. This is now fairly stable year-on-year equating ...
Evidence of improved fluid management in patients receiving haemodialysis following a self-affirmation theory based intervention : a randomised controlled trial
Objective Haemodialysis patients are at risk of serious health complications, yet treatment non-adherence remains high. Warnings about health-risks associated with non-adherence may trigger defensive reactions. We studied ...
A study of sertraline in dialysis (ASSertID) : a protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial of drug treatment for depression in patients undergoing haemodialysis
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of depression in people receiving haemodialysis is high with estimates varying between 20 and 40 %. There is little research on the effectiveness of antidepressants in dialysis patients with the ...