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The DOPPS Program marks its 20th anniversary with an overview of major findingsThe DOPPS Program marks its 20th anniversary with an overview of major findings
The Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) is celebrating its 20-year anniversary of uncovering new clinically useful information for the practicing nephrologist. In a new paper, investigators provide an overview of major findings and comment on the analytical approaches used. Read more... 

EDTNA/ERCA and DOPPS release monograph celebrating 10 years of collaborationEDTNA/ERCA and DOPPS release monograph celebrating 10 years of collaboration
EDTNA/ERCA and the DOPPS Program have jointly created a monograph entitled Ten Years of Collaboration: DOPPS Research, featuring articles by several authors examining DOPPS research topics from a nursing perspective. Read more about this publication. 

The DOPPS Practice Monitor highlights emerging dialysis trendsThe DOPPS Practice Monitor highlights emerging dialysis trends
The DOPPS Practice Monitor (DPM) has been updated with data current through October 2016, based on a national sample of US dialysis facilities. Read a summary of the latest trends

Nephrology clinics in the US can join the CKDopps Nephrology clinics in the US can join the CKDopps
The CKDopps is seeking nephrology clinics in the United States to join our study of variations in advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) treatment practices and associations with best outcomes for patients. Learn more about joining the study

Outcomes for hemodialysis patients with hepatitis C infectionOutcomes for hemodialysis patients with hepatitis C infection
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is common among hemodialysis patients worldwide. Although guidelines recommend treatment of all patients infected with HCV, it is rarely treated in hemodialysis patients. In a recent paper, investigators evaluated the burden of HCV infection among hemodialysis patients. Read more... 

DOPPS Research in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries DOPPS Research in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries
Starting in 2012, the DOPPS began collecting and analyzing data in six of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. Seven papers have been published in a special supplement to the November - December issue of the Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation. Learn more about the supplement here.  

Interdialytic weight gain and patient outcomes in the DOPPSInterdialytic weight gain and patient outcomes in the DOPPS
High interdialytic weight gain (IDWG) is associated with adverse outcomes in hemodialysis patients. In a recent paper published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, researchers used data from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) to identify trends in IDWG, predictors of IDWG, and associations of IDWG with clinical outcomes. Read more... 

Examining serum and dialysate potassium in hemodialysisExamining serum and dialysate potassium in hemodialysis

While high pre-dialysis serum potassium is recognized as a risk factor for sudden death and all-cause mortality in hemodialysis patients, the results of studies examining the effects of dialysate potassium have been mixed. In a new paper, researchers reexamined the risks of different dialysate potassium prescriptions. Read more...

 


The DOPPS Practice Monitor

The DOPPS Practice Monitor (DPM) tracks data on hemodialysis practices in the United States, Canada, and Germany. Visit the DPM.

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