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Renal & Urology News

 •  December 18, 2017

Hemodialysis (HD) patient driving distance to the closest nephrology practice does not influence the rate of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI) or its management, a new study suggests.In a prospective study of 1131 patients initiating HD with a central venous catheter (CVC) in Alberta, Canada, investigators led by Marcello Tonelli, MD,...

Renal & Urology News

 •  November 20, 2015

(HealthDay News) -- The risk of anaphylaxis associated with first exposure to intravenous (IV) iron is highest for iron dextran and lowest for iron sucrose, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association...

Renal & Urology News

 •  September 17, 2015

For use between 6 and 14 days, midline and ultrasonography-guided peripheral intravenous catheters were preferred to PICCs. In critically ill patients, when 14 or fewer days of use were likely, nontunneled central venous catheters were preferred over PICCs.