Publications

Impact of Polypharmacy on Health-Related Quality of Life in Dialysis Patients

September 2021 our article ‘Impact of polypharmacy on health-related quality of life in dialysis patients’ was published. We investiged the effect of use of medication on quality of life 3 months after start of dialysis. 

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Good practices for dialysis education, treatment and eHealth: A scoping review

PLOS ONE has published our article  ‘Good Practices for dialysis education, treatment and eHealth: a scoping review’ on the 11th of August 2021. It covers a review of literature on good practices regarding dialysis education, treatment and eHealth. This forms the basis for the current good practices we are collecting in the Netherlands. The current protocols can be found on our website page  Good Practices

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Trends in home dialysis use differ among age categories in past two decades: A Dutch registry study

On the 22nd of July 2021 our article ‘Trends in home dialysis use differ among age categories in past two decades: A Dutch registry study’ was published. Our researcher Anna Bonenkamp has investigated Renine data in collaboration with Nefrovisie. They studied the start of home dialysis in the past two decades, specified to different age categories. 

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The use of implicit persuasion in decision-making about treatment for end-stage kidney disease

The NIVEL has published ‘The use of implicit persuasion in decision-making about treatment for end-stage kidney disease’ in collaboration with our principal investigators Alferso Abrahams and Brigit van Jaarsveld. It was published in Peritoneal Dialysis International. In this study they observed if during nephrology consults about renal replacement therapy implicit persuasion is used. 

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Key elements in selection of pre-dialysis patients for home dialysis

In Peritoneal Dialysis International is ‘Key elements in selection of pre-dialysis patients for home dialysis’ published. In collaboration with researchers of the Meander Medical Centre it has been investigated which factors are of interest when selecting pre-dialysis patients for home dialysis. 

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The Impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of dialysis patients

On the 19th of March 2021 our article ‘The Impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of dialysis patients’ was published in the Journal of Nephrology. In 177 dialysis patients the mental health 3-6 months prior to COVID is compared with the mental health of dialysis patients during the COVID pandemic. 

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Bleeding risk of haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients

In november 2020 the article  ‘Bleeding risk of haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients’ was published in Nephrology Dialysis Transplant. The bleeding risk of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis was investigated. 

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Dialysebehandeling bij eindstadium nierfalen

On the 29th of April the article ‘Dialysebehandeling bij eindstadium nierfalen’, written by DOMESTICO principal investigators Alferso Abrahams and Brigit van Jaarsveld, was published in the Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. In this article an overview of the different dialysis treatments is presented.

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Health-Related Quality of Life in Dialysis Patients

In the Kidney Medicine edition of March-April 2020 our article ‘Health-Related Quality of Life in Home Dialysis Patients Compared to In-Center Hemodialysis Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis’ was published. In this article we present an overview of the available literature on the quality of life of patients who are treated with home dialysis in comparison to patients who are treated with in-center hemodialysis.

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DOMESTICO: rationale en design

On September 18th 2019, our article ‘Dutch nOcturnal and hoME dialysis Study To Improve Clinical Outcomes (DOMESTICO): rationale and design’ was published in BMC Nephrology. In this article, we will give you an insight into the background and setup for the prospective of the DOMESTICO study. Click this text to be redirected to the article.

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Handreiking Samen Beslissen bij nierfunctievervangende behandeling

In conjunction with the Nierpatiënten Vereniging Nederland, DOMESTICO has developed a manual containing various useful resources to support the collective decision making process. Click this text to download the manual.

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Home haemodialysis in the Netherlands: State of the art.

Click here for the article ‘Home haemodialysis in the Netherlands: State of the art’ Neth J Med 2018

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The truth on current peritoneal dialysis: state of the art.

Click here for the article ‘The truth on current peritoneal dialysis: state of the art’ Neth J Med 2017

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