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  • Arteriovenous fistula stenting: Size matters

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  • Hand Pain on Dialysis

    Hand Pain with Dialysis Access: Is it Always Steal Syndrome? Visit this month's Learning From Images (LFI) in Nephrology to find out. LFI is a regular feature on UKidney showcasing clinical pearls through interesting images. Special thanks to Dr. Tushar Vachharajani and The Open Urology & Nephrology Journal.
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  • Are calcium-based phosphate binders obsolete?

    Researchers from the University of Toronto and the University of Alberta add to existing data that calcium-based phosphate binders are harmful compared to binders that do not contain calcium. What is the future of calcium-based phosphate binders?
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  • Iron Deficiency in CKD

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Would you enroll your patients in a study randomizing them to cinacalcet in earlier stage CKD, even if it risked hyperphosphatemia?

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