Potential Benefits of Expanded Hemodialysis in Prevention of Sarcopenia

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    Gangnam Severance Hospital
Updated on 26 September 2021


The current study will investigate whether long term implementation of expanded hemodialysis (HDx) will effectively decrease serum levels of large uremic toxins and ameliorate progression of sarcopenia in patients with chronic kidney disease requiring hemodialysis.


This is an open-label, prospective, 1:1 randomized, parallel-group, study to evaluate the efficacy of expanded hemodialysis (HDx) compared to conventional hemodialysis in patients with chronic kidney disease in South Korea for up to 12 months.

Condition Chronic Kidney Disease Requiring Chronic Dialysis
Treatment A medium cut-off dialyzer (Theranova) will be used for HDx., A synthetic high-flux dialyzer (Polyflux)
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04585607
SponsorGangnam Severance Hospital
Last Modified on26 September 2021

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