Journal Watch - Sodium Removal
BMI Alters Sodium Balance in PD
In a review of 439 PD patients, those with more urine volume, protein nitrogen appearance rate, fewer comorbidities, and higher BMI had greater sodium losses.
Read the abstract » | (added 2019-09-11)
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.
Read the abstract » | (added 2018-12-14)