Last updated on November 2017

Comparison of High Versus Low Bicarbonate Hemodialysis


Brief description of study

Comparison of High Versus Low Bicarbonate Hemodialysis

Detailed Study Description

This study will compare hemodialysis treatment with a standard, high-bicarbonate dialysis bath versus a lower bicarbonate dialysis bath, and will compare intradialytic acid-base changes and overall control of metabolic acidosis with the 2 treatment regimens. These parameters will be assessed in patients currently receiving high-bicarbonate hemodialysis as part of usual care. They will then be switched to a lower bicarbonate prescription, after which these parameters will be reassessed. The study will also examine changes in inflammatory markers, glycemic control, ketogenesis, and lipolysis.

Clinical Study Identifier: TX81712

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William Paredes

Einstein-Montefiore Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Bronx, NY USA

William Paredes

Einstein-Montefiore Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Bronx, NY USA

Recruitment Status: Closed


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