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  1. Wanted: A Paradigm Shift from Urea to Sodium Removal

    When nephrology icon Zyblut Twardowski talks, we listen! When dialyzors in Seattle in the 1960s got 30 hours a week of dialysis, the mortality rate was 10%. Since then, short treatments—justified by the flawed NCDS study—were driven by the equally flawed notion of Kt/V urea.

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    Tags: Kt/V Urea, Mortality Rate, Sodium Removal, Dialysis Quality, Ncds, Rct