Journal Article

II.5 Dialysis schedules

in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation

Published on behalf of European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Assoc

Volume 17, issue suppl_7, pages 25-31
Published in print July 2002 | ISSN: 0931-0509
Published online July 2002 | e-ISSN: 1460-2385 | DOI:
II.5 Dialysis schedules

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Guideline II.5.1

A. The standard HD dose should be delivered as 3×4 h. Even if the standards of adequacy such as dose expressed as eKt/V are reached, a minimum time of 3×4 h/week is desirable.

(Evidence level: B)

Guideline II.5.2

A. Treatment time and/or frequency should be increased in patients with haemodynamic instability or cardiovascular problems. The same may apply for the aged HD patients, who suffer more frequently from the above‐mentioned conditions.

(Evidence level: B)

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Subjects: Nephrology

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