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Titolo High-flux or low-flux dialysis: a position statement following publication of the Membrane Permeability Outcome study
Autore James Tattersall1, Bernard Canaud2, Olof Heimburger3,4, Luciano Pedrini5, Daniel Schneditz6, Wim Van Biesen7 and European Renal Best Practice advisory Board - 1Renal Unit, St James\'s University Hospital, Leeds, UK, 2CHU Lapeyronie, Nephrology, Dialysis, Intensive Care, Montpellier, LR, France, 3Division of Renal Medicine, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, 4Department of Renal Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden, 5Ospedale Bolognini?Seriate, Nefrologia e Dialisi Seriate, Italy, 6Medical University of Graz, Institute of Physiology Graz, Austria and 7Nephrology Section, University Hospital,
Referenza Nephrol Dial Transplant (2009); doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfp626
Contenuto The European Renal Best Practice (ERBP) Advisory Board recently decided to follow up existing guidelines, and to publish position statements when new evidence would necessitate a change in the existing guideline [1].The purpose of this document is to provide guidance on the interpretation and relevancy of the current European Best Practice Guideline (EBPG) on dialysis strategy [2], in the light of the recently published Membrane Permeability Outcome (MPO) study [3].This position statement is intended to be considered in conjunction with the current guideline. It does not replace the guideline as we do not include a new systematic reviewof the literature. The MPOstudy specifically focused on the question whether the use of a high-, compared to a low-flux dialyser membrane, would have a measurable effect on survival.
Data 22.01.2010
 
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