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Background : Inadequate dialysis dose is closely related to mortality and morbidity of maintenance haemodialysis (MHD) patients. According to the DOQI guidelines a minimum prescribed dialysis dose of single-pool Kt/V (Kt/V sp )=1.3, equivalent to equilibrated double pool Kt/V (e-Kt/V dp )=1.1, is...
Background : Although the epidemiology of hepatitis B (HBV) and C (HCV) now seems well established for Western European countries, in Central and Eastern Europe <50% of all dialysis centres routinely test for hepatitis C antibodies since testing is not available or is not applied to all patients....