Plasma Sodium Levels and Cardiovascular Stability in Hemodialysis Patiens

Introduction

A relationship betwen pre-hemodialysis (HD) plasma sodium and mortality has been described.
Patients with lower levels of sodium preHD have an increased risk adjusted of death.
There is a tendency to reduce mortality when dialyzed with Dialysate Sodium (DNa) above 140 mEq / L.

Conclusion

Patients with the lowest predialysis Sodium levels showed larger interdialysis […]