The effect of intradialytic volume change on cardiovascular hemodynamics

Authors: Nathan W Levin MD FACP1, Marcia H. F. G de Abreu MD2, Lucas E. Borges MD, Helcio A. Tavares Filho, Rabia Sarwar, MD3Surendra Gupta, MD, Tahir Hafeez MD, Shaul Lev, MD, Caroline Williams, RD, Conclusion: For the first time online examination of changes in cardiac function and peripheral resistance in relationship to volume removal […]

A Novel Hypertension Management Algorithm Guided by Hemodynamic Data

Authors: Barbara Greco, Yossi Chait, Brian Nathanson, Michael J. Germain Conclusion: This pragmatic continuous quality improvement program reveals the feasibility and effectiveness of a hemodynamically directed management algorithm to individualize hypertension management in busy nephrology practice. This approach was associated with improved brachial and central BP control and normalization of cardiovascular hemodynamics in a cohort […]

Intradialytic exercise increases cardiac power index

Authors: Brent Momb, Samuel Arlington Headley, Tracey Matthews, Michael J. Germain In conclusion, exercise during dialysis may decrease the likelihood of experiencing ischemic or hypotensive events by enhancing myocardial perfusion through increasing CPI and ̇Q. For the full article click here