For Phosphorus Removal, Dialysis Time Matters

Dialysis guru John Daugirdas, coauthor of the Handbook of Dialysis, observes that “the most practical way to increase phosphorus removal is to extend dialysis, time” in this article, recommending 18-30 hours of HD per week to eliminate the need for binders. Other suggested interventions include use of more efficient dialyzers and possibly hemodiafiltration.

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