DaVita Clinical Research Findings Featured at American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2019

(STL.News) –DaVita Clinical Research (DCR) is set to present 10 research abstracts from company representatives and medical professionals at the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) annual Kidney Week in Washington, D.C. from Nov. 7-10, 2019.

This year, ASN Kidney Week will convene more than 13,000 kidney care professionals from around the world to discuss new developments in the field of nephrology.

“DaVita continues to invest in innovation through research and quality initiatives that shape the future of our field and improve patient outcomes,” said Dr. Steven Brunelli, MSCE, vice president and medical director of health economics and outcomes research for DaVita Clinical Research.  “Kidney Week is a powerful opportunity to convene and share knowledge with the best minds in nephrology so we can collectively continue improving patient care.”

Researchers will report on findings from multiple retrospective studies, with a particular focus on home dialysis treatments.

This year’s presentations include:

DaVita Clinical Research

Associations between Body Mass Index, Kt/V and Outcomes among Patients Treated with Peritoneal Dialysis
Patterns of Emergency Department Visits among American Dialysis Patients

DaVita Kidney Care

Adoption of Home Remote Monitoring to Improve Outcomes in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients, oral presentation by Dr. Martin Schreiber
Clinical and Operational Results of In-Center Nocturnal Hemodialysis Programs in a Large Dialysis Organization
Assessing the Impact of Dialysis Modality on Hospitalization in a Large Population of End-Stage Renal Disease Patients

DaVita International

Improvements in Quality of Care of Incident Hemodialysis Patients – an International Multicenter Study
Impact of Diabetic Nephropathy on Morbidity and Mortality in a Large Cohort of Hemodialysis Patients in Saudi Arabia
Standardized Clinical Foot Examination in Prevalent Diabetic Hemodialysis Patients – Association with Mortality and Hospitalization
Survival of Hemodialysis Patients in Saudi Arabia – A Large 4-Year Observational Analysis
Hospitalization Patterns in a Large Saudi Hemodialysis Population

ASN Kidney Week attendees can visit booth 1427 to hear presentations from DCR and DaVita Kidney Care clinical leaders or speak to company representatives about partnering with DaVita.  Attendees, as well as those who cannot make the meeting, are encouraged to follow @DaVitaDoc and @DaVitaResearch on Twitter for live updates throughout the meeting and join or view the conversation by using #KidneyWk.