Clinical and Experimental Nephrology

, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 257–262

Nocturnal hemodialysis

Review Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10157-008-0110-1

Cite this article as:
Kalirao, P. & Kaplan, J.M. Clin Exp Nephrol (2009) 13: 257. doi:10.1007/s10157-008-0110-1

Abstract

With the increasing number of patients with end stage renal disease comes an increasingly urgent need for renal replacement therapy that is both clinically effective and cost effective. This article explores some of the advantages of nocturnal hemodialysis as well as some of the barriers to its use.

Keywords

ESRD Nocturnal hemodialysis Quotidian dialysis End stage renal disease 

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© Japanese Society of Nephrology 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New Jersey Medical SchoolNewarkUSA