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Kidney and bladder health

09 November 2010

Study Warns of Risks for Early Dialysis

Guidelines on when to start treatment need to be reexamined, experts say

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"The question this research addresses is what is going on with regard to patients being put on dialysis at higher and higher levels of kidney function," said the lead researcher, Dr. Steven J. Rosansky, senior research fellow at the Dorn Research Institute of the William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, S.C., and an adjunct professor at the University of South Carolina.

 

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