Cardiovascular Effects of Home Dialysis Therapies

Published: August 15, 2022

Kidney and Heart Cardiorenal Syndrome
  • Patients with end-stage kidney disease have a distinctly abnormal set of pathophysiologic characteristics and an elevated rate of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.
  • This scientific statement evaluates the emerging global trend in home dialysis adoption and summarizes the existing clinical benefits of home hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis on cardiovascular risk factors and outcomes.
  • This scientific statement provides a critical review of the existing practice gaps and strategies to accomplish the clinical goals.