Journal Watch - Urea Modeling
Home HD Dose and Frequency Prescriptions
Current Kt/V formulas don’t guide nephrologists to prescribe home HD with low-flow machines. A study of 38 home HD patients resulted in 231 clinical data sets for urea modeling, which were analyzed using the Solute Solver software recommended by the KDOQI guidelines. The researchers chose 7 of the 62 potential combinations, assuming Monday blood draws, and found the new formula for stdKtV to be reliable and helpful for guiding clinicians.
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