Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Progress in Hemodialysis

From Emergent Biotechnology to Clinical Practice

Edited by Angelo Carpi

University of Pisa, Italy

Hemodialysis (HD) represents the first successful long-term substitutive therapy with an artificial organ for severe failure of a vital organ. Because HD was started many decades ago, a book on HD may not appear to be up-to-date. Indeed, HD covers many basic and clinical aspects and this book reflects the rapid expansion of new and controversial aspects either in the biotechnological or in the clinical field. This book revises new technologies and therapeutic options to improve dialysis treatment of uremic patients. This book consists of three parts: modeling, methods and technique, prognosis and complications.

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Progress in HemodialysisFrom Emergent Biotechnology to Clinical PracticeEdited by Angelo Carpi

Published: November 7th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/878

ISBN: 978-953-307-377-4

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

74017 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

16 Web of Science Citations

28 Dimensions Citations

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1. Kinetic Modeling and Adequacy of Dialysis

By Malgorzata Debowska, Bengt Lindholm and Jacek Waniewski

5584

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2. Automated Blood Volume Regulation During Hemodialysis

By Isabelle Chapdelaine, Clément Déziel and François Madore

4429

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3. Sodium and Hemodialysis

By Matthew Gembala and Satish Kumar

7383

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4. Polyethersulfone Hollow Fiber Membranes for Hemodialysis

By Baihai Su, Shudong Sun and Changsheng Zhao

8204

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5. The Evolution of Biocompatibility: From Microinflammation to Microvesiscles

By Ciro Tetta, Stefano Maffei, Barbara Cisterna, Valentina Fonsato, Giorgio Triolo, Giuseppe Paolo Segoloni, Giovanni Camussi, Maria Chiara Deregibus and Emanuele Gatti

1475

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6. Pulse Push/Pull Hemodialysis: Convective Renal Replacement Therapy

By Kyungsoo Lee

2257

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7. Optical Dialysis Adequacy Monitoring: Small Uremic Toxins and Contribution to UV-Absorbance Studied by HPLC

By Kai Lauri, Jürgen Arund, Jana Holmar, Risto Tanner, Merike Luman and Ivo Fridolin

1946

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8. Influence of Online Hemodiafiltration on Hemoglobin Level, ESA-Dosage and Serum Albumin – A Retrospective, Multicenter Analysis

By Roland E. Winkler, Peter Ahrenholz and Klaus Freivogel

2103

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9. Leukocyte Function in High-Flux Hemodialysis

By Jenny Olsson

935

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10. Dialysis Membrane Manipulation for Endotoxin Removal

By Michael Henrie, Cheryl Ford, Eric Stroup and Chih-Hu Ho

4170

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11. Citrate Anticoagulation in Hemodialysis

By Stephan Thijssen

5866

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12. Hemodialysis Principles and Controversies

By Parin Makadia, Payam Benson, Filberto Kelly and Joshua Kaplan

2814

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13. Residual Renal Function in Hemodialysis Patients

By Zachary Z. Brener, Stephan Thijssen, Peter Kotanko, James F. Winchester and Michael Bergman

2714

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14. Biomarkers in Chronic Kidney Disease - The Linkage Between Inflammation, Ventricular Dysfunction and Overhydration

By Olimpia Ortega

2661

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15. Determinants of Cardiovascular Risk in Hemodialysis Patients Without Significant Comorbidities

By Aysegul Zumrutdal

2120

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16. Malnutrition, Inflammation and Reverse Epidemiology in Hemodialysis Patients

By Rodney G. Bowden, Neil A. Schwarz and Brian D. Shelmadine

2101

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17. Complications and Managements of Hyperphosphatemia in Dialysis

By Eiji Takeda, Hironori Yamamoto, Hisami Yamanaka-Okumura and Yutaka Taketani

4504

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18. Management of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in Hemodialysis Patients

By Emanuel Zitt and Ulrich Neyer

2046

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19. Lipid and Lipoprotein Abnormalities in Chronic Renal Insufficiency: Review

By Oliver Rácz, Rudolf Gaško and Eleonóra Klímova

1589

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20. Hemodialysis Vascular Access Dysfunction

By Timmy Lee

2127

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21. Nontraditional Anti - Infectious Agents in Hemodialysis

By Martin Sedlacek

1172

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22. Sleep in Patients with ESRD Undergoing Hemodialysis

By Mukadder Mollaoğlu

2808

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23. The Importance of Exercise Programs in Haemodialysis Patients

By Susanne Heiwe, Andrej Ekholm and Ingela Fehrman-Ekholm

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