Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

The mortality risk of overhydration in haemodialysis patients

By Volker Wizemann, Peter Wabel, Paul Chamney, Wojciech Zaluska, Ulrich Moissl, Christiane Rode, Teresa Malecka-Masalska and Daniele Marcelli


Background. While cardiovascular events remain the primary form of mortality in haemodialysis (HD) patients, few centres are aware of the impact of the hydration status (HS). The aim of this study was to investigate how the magnitude of the prevailing overhydration influences long-term survival

Topics: Dialysis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
OAI identifier:
Provided by: PubMed Central
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.g... (external link)
  • Suggested articles


    1. (2002). A new technique for establishing dry weight in hemodialysis patients via whole body bioimpedance. Kidney Int
    2. (2007). A whole-body model to distinguish excess fluid from the hydration of major body tissues.
    3. (2007). Accuracy of bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) to detect fluid status changes in hemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant
    4. (2002). Assessment of blood pressure in hemodialysis patients. Semin Dial
    5. (1999). Assessment of dry weight in hemodialysis: an overview.
    6. (1993). Assessment of postdialysis dry weight: a comparison of techniques.
    7. (2007). Association between high ultrafiltrationratesandmortalityinuraemicpatientsonregularhaemodialysis. A 5-year prospective observational multicentre study. Nephrol Dial Transplant
    8. (2006). BammensB,EvenepoelP,KeuleersHetal.Freeserumconcentrations of the protein-bound retention solute p-cresol predict mortality in hemodialysis patients. Kidney Int
    9. (2008). Bioimpedance-based identification of malnutrition using fuzzy logic. Physiol Meas
    10. (2006). Body fat mass and lean mass as predictors of survival in hemodialysis patients. Kidney Int
    11. (2006). Body fluid volume determination via body composition spectroscopy in health and disease. Physiol Meas
    12. (1992). CharraB,CalemardE,RuffetMetal.Survivalasanindexofadequacy of dialysis. Kidney Int
    13. (2000). Comparison of mortality risk for dialysis patients and cadaveric first renal transplant recipients in Ontario,
    14. (1983). Control of hypertension and prolonged survival on maintenance hemodialysis. Nephron
    15. (2006). Detection limit of methods to assess fluid status changes in dialysis patients.
    16. (1997). Determinants of albumin concentration in hemodialysis patients.
    17. (1995). Dilemma of assessing volume state-the use and limitations of a clinical score. Nephrol Dial Transplant
    18. (2007). Dry weight: sine qua non of adequate dialysis. Adv Chronic Kidney Dis
    19. (1998). Dry weight’ in dialysis: the history of a concept. Nephrol Dial Transplant
    20. (2007). Fluid balance, dry weight, and blood pressure in dialysis. Hemodial Int
    21. (2002). Impact of renal failure on the risk of myocardial infarction and death. Kidney Int
    22. (1996). Importance of treatment time and bloodpressurecontrolinachievinglong-termsurvivalondialysis.Am
    23. (1975). Improved survival in renal replacement therapy in Europe between
    24. (1995). Influence of hydration state on plasma volume changes during ultrafiltration. Artif Organs
    25. (2003). Interactions between dialysis-related volume exposures, nutritional surrogates and mortality among ESRD patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant
    26. (2001). Interdialytic weight gain and dry weight. Blood Purif
    27. (2000). Interdialytic weight gain and survival in hemodialysis patients: effects of duration of ESRD and diabetes mellitus. Kidney Int
    28. Interdialytic weight gainasamarkerofbloodpressure,nutrition,andsurvivalinhemodialysis patients. Kidney Int 2005; 93(Suppl): S63–S68 Received for publication: 25.7.08 Accepted in revised form:
    29. (2007). Lemmey A et al. Validation of a 3C model for determination of body fat mass.
    30. (2006). Longer treatment time and slower ultrafiltration in hemodialysis: associations with reduced mortality in the DOPPS. Kidney Int
    31. (2007). New device overcomes the problem of erroneous measurement of fat free mass in patients with renal failure.
    32. (1993). New techniques to determine fluid status in hemodialysed patients. Kidney Int
    33. Optimal fluid status assessed with bioimpedance spectroscopy reduces Imes and hospitalisation in hemodialysis patients. NDT Plus 2008; 1(Suppl 2): ii322–ii322
    34. (2006). OzkahyaM,OkE,TozHetal.Long-termsurvivalratesinhaemodialysis patients treated with strict volume control.
    35. (2007). PassauerJ,MillerH,SchleserAetal.Evaluationofclinicaldryweight assessment in haemodialysis patients by bioimpedance-spectroscopy.
    36. Pierratos A.Daily nocturnalhomehemodialysis.KidneyInt2004;65:
    37. (2002). PiferTB,McculloughKP,PortFKetal.Mortalityriskinhemodialysis patients and changes in nutritional indicators:
    38. (2006). Relationship between serum albumin level before initiating haemodialysis and angiographic severity of coronary atherosclerosis in end-stage renal disease patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant
    39. (2002). Relationships among inflammation nutrition and physiologic mechanisms establishing albumin levels in hemodialysis patients. Kidney Int
    40. (2007). Reproducibility of bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) for the assessment of body composition and dry weight.
    41. (1999). Strong association betweenmalnutrition,inflammation,andatherosclerosisinchronicrenal failure. Kidney Int
    42. (2001). Survival and development of cardiovascular disease by modality of treatment in patients with end-stage renal disease.
    43. (1960). The treatment of chronic uremia by means of intermittent hemodialysis: a preliminary report.
    44. Validation of a bioimpedance spectroscopy; method for the assessment of fat free mass. NDT Plus 2008; 1(Suppl 2):
    45. (2008). WabelP,MoisslU,ChamneyPetal.Towardsimprovedcardiovascular management: the necessity of combining blood pressure and fluid overload. Nephrol Dial Transplant

    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.