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February 15, 2013

High-Efficiency Postdilution Online Hemodiafiltration Reduces All-Cause Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients

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This multicenter, open-label, randomized controlled trial randomized chronic hemodialysis patients to conventional hemodialysis or high-efficiency postdilution online hemodiafiltration (OL-HDF). Patients assigned to OL-HDF had a 30% lower risk of all-cause mortality compared to those on conventional hemodialysis (hazard ratio [HR], 0.70; 95% confidence interval [95% CI], 0.53–0.92; P=0.01).  In addition, the OL-HDF group had a 33% lower […]

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