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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
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