Hemodialysis in chronic kidney disease - balancing fluid and salt on the inflammation tightrope
The International Journal of Artificial Organs, 07/03/2012
Honore PM et al. – Therapeutic interventions in differing fields such as vascular access, avoidance of intra–dialytic hypotension and pharmacologic interventions with statins, angiotensin II receptor antagonists or vitamine D supplementation may be of significance. However, confirmatory trials investigating of all these promising therapies are, as yet, lacking. The impact of the dialysis technique itself should not be underestimated.