U.S. Pregnant Women on Dialysis May Need More Treatment Time

A small (n=75) survey of U.S. nephrologists found that 43% said they had cared for a pregnant woman on dialysis; some of whom were pregnant before they began treatment and others who became pregnant while on dialysis. Most prescribed 24-27 hours of dialysis a week, and the live birth rate was 77%. NOTE: Canadian research finds that pregnant women who dialyzed for 36 hours/week had an 85% live birth rate.

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