Both UF Rate AND UF Amount Matter

Using data from 152,196 US dialysis patients, researchers looked at what would happen if UF rates were capped at 13mL/h/kg without reducing weight gain or offering longer treatments. On average, 18-36% of patients left treatment > 1 Kg above their prescribed target weights. Without adding time or reducing the gains between treatments, patients may have fluid-related weight gain.

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