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2021 Jan-Feb

Kidney Med



Self-reported Pruritus and Clinical, Dialysis-Related, and Patient-Reported Outcomes in Hemodialysis Patients.


Sukul N, Karaboyas A, Csomor PA, Schaufler T, Wen W, Menzaghi F, Rayner HC, Hasegawa T, Al Salmi I, Al-Ghamdi SMG, Guebre-Egziabher F, Ureña-Torres P-A, Pisoni RL
Kidney Med. 2021 Jan-Feb; 3(1):42-53.e1.
PMID: 33604539.


Chronic kidney disease (CKD)-associated pruritus, generalized itching related to CKD, affects many aspects of hemodialysis patients' lives. However, information regarding the relationship between pruritus and several key outcomes in hemodialysis patients remains limited.