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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Using Intradialytic Blood Pressure Slopes to Guide Ultrafiltration in Hemodialysis Patients
Principal Investigator:

Peter N Van Buren

Location: Dallas, TX
Congressional District Code: 30
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $95,500
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


United States Veterans have disproportionately higher risk for end stage renal disease (ESRD) compared to the general population. Veterans with ESRD on maintenance hemodialysis (HD) suffer from alarmingly high mortality rates and hospitalizations mainly related to cardiovascular disease. Extracellular volume (ECV) excess is a primary contributing factor to cardiovascular disease and the heightened mortality rate in HD patients. Extracellular volume excess remains difficult to identify in clinica...

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