Does hemodialysis need to be initiated to improve platelet function in CKD G5 patients? A pilot prospective, observational cohort study

Introduction: We previously showed that patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) Stage G4-5 have normal bleeding times. This made us question whether hemodialysis (HD) initiation was really necessary solely to improve platelet function. Methods: In this prospective observational study, two 5 ml ci...

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Main Authors: Vinod B Murakonda, Anjali Mohapatra, Tulasi Geevar, Ramya Vijayan, Shailesh Kakde, Shibu Jacob, Suceena Alexander, Vinoi G David, Sukesh C Nair, Santosh Varughese, Anna T Valson
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2021-01-01
Series:Indian Journal of Nephrology
Online Access:;year=2021;volume=31;issue=1;spage=43;epage=49;aulast=Murakonda