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Updates in Hemodialysis

Edited by Hiromichi Suzuki

Saitama Medical University, Japan

In this special issue, reviews of various aspects of HD therapy were submitted from all over the world. In particular, reviews for recent advances in this area from leading experts have been contributed to the book Hemodialysis. In order to deliver optimal patient care, nephrologists need to understand and be highly knowledgeable in the mechanisms of multiple aspects of hemodialysis therapy. Moreover, this book will provide an important source of information for beginners and experts, basic scientists and physicians who want to have a true update on current clinical practice in hemodialysis.

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Updates in HemodialysisEdited by Hiromichi Suzuki

Published: September 9th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/58667

ISBN: 978-953-51-2162-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7255-0

Copyright year: 2015

Books open for chapter submissions

28595 Total Chapter Downloads

13 Crossref Citations

11 Web of Science Citations

27 Dimensions Citations


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1. Vascular Calcification in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease

By Kosaku Nitta


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2. Uremic Pruritus; Its Prevalence, Pathophysiology and Management

By Pornanong Aramwit and Ouppatham Supasyndh


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3. Treatment Option for Uremic Pruritus

By Hiromichi Suzuki, Hiroshi Omata and Hiroo Kumagai


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4. Iatrogenic Iron Overload in Dialysis Patients

By Guy Rostoker, Mireille Griuncelli, Christelle Loridon and Yves Cohen


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5. Bone Fragility in Hemodialysis Patients

By Shozo Yano


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6. Dyspepsia — An Underestimated Problem among End-stage Renal Disease Patients

By Paulo Roberto Santos


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7. Aspects of Renal Disease Affecting Dental Management — Surgery in Patients Receiving Hemodyalisis

By M. Dencheva, E. Deliverska, A. Krasteva, J. Galabov and A. Kisselova


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8. Prevention and Management of Nosocomial Pneumonia in Hemodialysis Patients

By Shu Wakino, Hitoshi Minakuchi, Hajime Inamoto and Hiroshi Itoh


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9. Renal Cell Carcinoma in End-Stage Renal Disease

By Yasukazu Nakanishi, Fumitaka Koga, Hiroshi Fukushima, Toru Motoi and Ken-ichi Tobisu


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10. Dialysis Membranes — Physicochemical Structures and Features

By Akihiro C. Yamashita and Kenji Sakurai


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11. The Role of the Dialysate Flow Rate in Haemodialysis

By Peter Ahrenholz, Roland E. Winkler and Diego Zendeh-Zartochti


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12. Principles and Practices of Haemodiafiltration

By Eric T. Chou, Ross S. Francis, David W. Mudge, Carmel M. Hawley and David W. Johnson


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13. Water Treatment for Centre and Home-Based Haemodialysis

By Shyam Dheda, Carolyn Van Eps, Carmel Hawley and David W. Johnson


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14. Vascular Access and New Trends

By Eirini Grapsa and Konstantinos Pantelias


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