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More Is Not Always Better, Frequent Dialysis Does Not Markedly Improve Physical Health

Some recent observational studies suggest that more frequent hemodialysis may prolong kidney failure patients' lives compared with conventional dialysis. If it does, what's the quality of that extra life? The additional treatments which are time-consuming and take a considerable toll on patients do not markedly improve patients' physical health, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of theClinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN).


 

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