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  • Longer HD Treatments Do Not Make Up for the 2-day “Killer Gap”

    For 20 years, the kidney community has known that death on HD is significantly higher on the day after the 2-day “killer gap.” An analysis of 250+ minutes vs. <200 minutes HD treatments found that even 4.5 hour long treatments thrice weekly did not make the gap less lethal.

    Read the abstract » | (added 2019-03-12)

    Tags: Treatment time, Interdialytic Interval, Hospitalization, Mortality