Non-invasive hemodynamic profiling of patients undergoing hemodialysis-a multicenter observational cohort study

Authors: Keren Doenyas-Barak, Marcia H. F. G. de Abreu, Lucas E. Borges, David Pereg, Ilya Litovchik, Shmuel Fuchs and Sa’ar Minha Conclusion: Non-invasive assessment of patients’ response to HD provides relevant hemodynamic information that exceeds that provided by currently used BP measurements. Use of these online analyses could potentially improve the safety and performance standards […]

The value of non-invasive measurement of cardiac output and total peripheral resistance to categorize significant changes of intradialytic blood pressure: a prospective study

Authors: Yunlin Feng, Yurong Zou, Yifei Zheng, Nathan W Levin, Li Wang Conclusion: This technology provides multi-dimensional insight into intradialytic hemodynamic parameters, which may be more informative than blood pressure only. Using hemodynamic parameters to describe patients’ status is more specific and accurate and could help to work out specific and effective therapeutic actions according […]

Bioimpedance based clinical decision making in hemodialysis patients decreases episodes of hypotension

Authors: Katzir, Zeev; Petrohno, Oksana; Leiba, Adi; Sharipov, Tatiana; Rubin, Olga; Gaber, Yahya; Hausman, Michel Conclusion: These preliminary results suggest that clinical decision-making based on bio-impedance monitoring, when applied to new HD patients from the very beginning of their HD treatments, might confer a benefit in reducing hypotensive episodes and resultant hospitalizations. Our study is […]

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