It’s (past) time to avoid 3-day interdialytic intervals

A new review paper considers the ill effects of the thrice weekly standard in-center HD schedule and finds it wanting, noting higher mortality on the day after the long gap than any other day of the week. The authors conclude that the data warrant “reexamining the issue of timing and frequency of prescribed dialysis regimens in order to improve patient outcomes.”

Read the abstract » | (added 07-08-2015)