How longer HD treatments affect bone minerals

The ACTIVE study randomized 200 people to do 24+ hours of HD per week vs. standard (<18 hours per week) HD. Long HD treatments reduced serum phosphate levels, but did not change PTH or serum calcium. In a second analysis of the data, those who did longer HD needed fewer phosphate binders as well.

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Tags: Hd Duration, Long Hd Treatment, Serum Phospate, Mineral Metabolism, Phosphate Binders

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