9th International Conference on Dialysis, January 24-26, 2007, Austin, Texas
Claudio Ronco, Vicenza Nathan W. Levin, New York, N.Y.
57 figures, 6 in color, 23 tables, 2007
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7 Finances of the Independent Dialysis Facility
DeOreo, P.B. (Cleveland, Ohio)
12 Dialysis and Nanotechnology: Now, 10 Years, or Never?
Fissell, W.H.; Humes, H.D. (Ann Arbor, Mich.); Fleischman, A.J.; Roy, S. (Cleveland, Ohio)
18 The Basic, Quantifiable Parameter of Dialysis Prescription Is Kt/V Urea; Treatment Time Is Determined by the Ultrafiltration Requirement: All Three Parameters Are of Equal Importance
27 Size Matters: Body Composition and Outcomes in Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients
Kotanko, P. (Graz/New York, N.Y.); Thijssen, S.; Kitzler, T.; Wystrychowski, G.; Sarkar, S.R.; Zhu, F.; Gotch, F.; Levin, N.W. (New York, N.Y.)
31 Impact ofthe Change in CMS Billing Rulesfor Erythropoietin on Hemoglobin Outcomes in Dialysis Patients
36 Guidelines for Guidelines
Amerling, R.; Winchester, J.F.; Ronco, C. (New York, N.Y./ Vicenza)
Broumand, B. (Tehran)
48 Major Difficultiesthe US Nephrologist Faces in Providing Adequate Dialysis
Diaz-Buxo, J.A.; Crawford-Bonadio, T.L. (Lexington, Mass.)
53 What Is Needed to Achieve a Hemoglobin of 11.0-13.0 g/dl in End-Stage Renal Disease
58 Vitamin C Neglect in Hemodialysis: Sailing between Scylla and Charybdis
62 Haemodialysis Fluid: Composition and Clinical Importance
Hoenich, N.A. (Newcastle upon Tyne); Ronco, C. (Vicenza)
69 Inflammation and Subclinical Infection in Chronic Kidney Disease: A Molecular Approach
Cazzavillan, S.; Ratanarat, R.; Segala, C.; Corradi, V.; de Cal, M.; Cruz, D.; Ocampo, C.; Polanco, N.; Rassu, M. (Vicenza); Levin, N. (New York, N.Y.); Ronco, C. (Vicenza)
77 Managing Complexity at Dialysis Service Centers across Europe
Stopper, A.; Amato, C.; Gioberge, S.; Giordana, G.; Marcelli, D.; Gatti, E. (Bad Homburg)
90 Treatment Time and Ultrafiltration Rate Are More Important in Dialysis Prescription than Small Molecule Clearance
99 Increasing AV Fistulae and Decreasing Dialysis Catheters: Two Aspects of Improving Patient Outcomes
103 The 2006 K/DOQI Guidelinesfor Peritoneal Dialysis Adequacy Are Not Adequate
Winchester, J.F.; Harbord, N.; Audia, P.; Dubrow, A.; Gruber, S.; Feinfeld, D.; Amerling, R. (New York, N.Y.)
106 Usefulness of a Molecular Strategy for the Detection of Bacterial DNA in Patients with Severe Sepsis Undergoing Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
Ratanarat, R. (Vicenza/Bangkok); Cazzavillan, S. (Vicenza); Ricci, Z. (Rome); Rassu, M.; Segala, C.; de Cal, M.; Cruz, D.; Corradi, V.; Manfro, S.; Roessler, E. (Vicenza); Levin, N. (New York, N.Y.); Ronco, C. (Vicenza)
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112 The New KDOQI™ Clinical Practice Guidelines and Clinical Practice Recommendations for Diabetes and CKD
Nelson, R.G. (Phoenix, Ariz.); Tuttle, K.R. (Spokane, Wash.) for the National Kidney Foundation
115 Coronary Artery Calcifications: A Critical Assessment of Imaging Techniques
Lembcke, A. (Berlin)
120 Practical Approaches to Management of Hyperphosphatemia: Can We Improve the Current Situation?
125 Antibodiesto Periodontal OrganismsAre Associated with Decreased Kidney Function.
The Dental Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
Kshirsagar, A.V.; Offenbacher, S.; Moss, K.L.; Barros, S.P.; Beck, J.D. (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
133 Selected Pharmacokinetic Issues in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Churchwell, M.D. (Toledo, Ohio); Mueller, B.A. (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
139 A Kinetic Model of Calcium Mass Balanceduring Dialysis Therapy
Gotch, F.; Kotanko, P.; Handelman, G.; Levin, N. (San Francisco, Calif.)
150 Author/Subject Index
Blood Purif 2007;25:5 DOI: 10.1159/000096890
Published online: December 14, 2006
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