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Aspects in Dialysis

Dialysis (clearance of uremic toxins and removal of excess fluids) is a broad term for different modalities of treatment for patients with acute and end-stage kidney disease. These modalities include peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, hemofiltration, hemodiafiltration, and continuous renal replacement therapy for critically ill patients with acute kidney injury. Dialysis is a lifesaving measure and can be conducted in hospitals, in dialysis clinics, and at home. Recently, dialysis techniques have witnessed tremendous improvements in technology and performance. The book Aspects in Dialysis covers important aspects of dialysis-related topics and is empowered with well-established and experienced authors, who have written clear and informative chapters. It covers various aspects of dialysis modalities supported by well-established clinical studies. Aspects in Dialysis can be considered as a guide for daily practice and a reference for medical and nursing staff involved in taking care of dialysis patients.

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Aspects in DialysisEdited by Ayman Karkar

Published: April 25th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/68136

ISBN: 978-1-78923-025-3

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-024-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-285-0

Copyright year: 2018

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1. Introductory Chapter

By Ayman Karkar


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2. Uremic Retention Solutes

By William Ackley, Leland Soiefer, Aleksey Etinger and Jerome Lowenstein


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3. Body Composition and Its Clinical Outcome in Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients

By Piyawan Kittiskulnam and Somchai Eiam-Ong


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4. Cardiovascular Disease in Dialysis Patients

By Dev Jegatheesan, Wenling Yang, Rathika Krishnasamy, Carmel M. Hawley and David W. Johnson


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5. High-efficiency Hemodiafiltration

By Khajohn Tiranathanagul and Somchai Eiam-Ong


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6. Cardiovascular Risk Factors in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients: The Impact of Conventional Dialysis versus Online-Hemodiafiltration

By Susana Coimbra, Maria do Sameiro Faria, Vasco Miranda, Luís Belo and Alice Santos-Silva


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7. Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis in Peritoneal Dialysis

By Guadalupe Tirma Gónzalez-Mateo, Lucía Pascual-Antón, Lorena Ávila Carrasco, Virginia Martínez-Cabeza, Inmaculada Fernández, Rafael Selgas, Manuel López-Cabrera and Abelardo Aguilera


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