Intradialytic hypotension, mortality not linked in younger patients on hemodialysis

Intradialytic hypotension and mortality in adolescents and young adults with kidney failure requiring hemodialysis share no significant connection, a recently published study found.
“Intradialytic hypotension (IDH), or hypotension experienced during dialysis, is common among children and young adults with kidney failure requiring hemodialysis,” Xixi Zhao, MD, of the Center for Academic Medicine, Pediatric Nephrology at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and colleagues wrote. “We examined the association of commonly used definitions of IDH with death in [patients]

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