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Home haemodialysis in the Netherlands: State of the art

Bonenkamp, A. A., van Gelder, M. K., Abrahams, A. C., Boereboom, F. T. J., Cornelis, T., Luik, A. J., Ozyilmaz, A., van der Sande, F. M., van der Sluijs, A. V. E., Gerritsen, K. G. F. & van Jaarsveld, B. C., May-2018, In : Netherlands Journal of Medicine. 76, 4, p. 144-157 14 p.

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  • A. A. Bonenkamp
  • M. K. van Gelder
  • A. C. Abrahams
  • F. T. J. Boereboom
  • T. Cornelis
  • A. J. Luik
  • A. Ozyilmaz
  • F. M. van der Sande
  • A. van Eck van der Sluijs
  • K. G. F. Gerritsen
  • B. C. van Jaarsveld

Home haemodialysis (HHD) has gained popularity in recent years, due to improved clinical outcomes associated with frequent or prolonged haemodialysis sessions, best achievable at home. However, several barriers to HHD are perceived by the physician and patient, among which lack of experience and education, logistic difficulties and reimbursement issues seem to be the most important ones. HHD, in particular when performed with intensified frequency or duration, is associated with improved quality of life, blood pressure control and survival. Serious adverse events are rare; however, more vascular access complications arise due to frequent needling. This emphasises the importance of comprehensive education and training. This review aims to provide the physician with a detailed state of the art overview on HHD in the Netherlands, discussing potential barriers and benefits, and offering practical advice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)144-157
Number of pages14
JournalNetherlands Journal of Medicine
Volume76
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - May-2018

    Keywords

  • Barriers, daily haemodialysis, education, home haemodialysis, nocturnal haemodialysis, IN-CENTER HEMODIALYSIS, RANDOMIZED-CONTROLLED-TRIAL, BLOOD-PRESSURE CONTROL, FREQUENT NOCTURNAL HEMODIALYSIS, PREDIALYSIS EDUCATION-PROGRAM, LEFT-VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY, DIALYSIS MODALITY SELECTION, LONG INTERDIALYTIC INTERVAL, VASCULAR ACCESS TYPE, STAGE RENAL-DISEASE

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