Daily dialysis helps protect kidney patient’s hearts compared to frequent vs. standard treatment

Frequent dialysis improved left ventricular mass and self-reported physical health compared to conventional dialysis for kidney failure. Undergoing six dialysis treatments weekly improved left ventricular mass and physical health compared to conventional thrice weekly sessions, according to a trial conducted the Frequent Hemodialysis Network (FHN) Daily Trial funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) [Sign in to read the full article...]