Repercussions of COVID-19 in hemodialysis patients: a systematic review / Repercusiones del COVID-19 en pacientes en hemodiálisis: una revisión sistemática / Repercussões da COVID-19 em pacientes em hemodiálise: uma revisão sistemática

Published: 5 August 2022| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/2rywbdc3rw.1
Raphaella Castro Jansen,
José Erivelton de Souza Maciel Ferreira,
Cristefânia Meirú de Lima,


The present study deals with a systematic review (SR) that allows the investigation of a specific topic that aims at a critical analysis and a synthesis of relevance, a broad understanding with a broad understanding for the taking of a critical analysis and a potential analysis in view to make a critical analysis and a scientific potential analysis. SR was performed according to the guidelines of the Preferred Reporting Items for Meta-Analyse and Meta-A-Alyse (PRISMA) checklist. Objective: To identify the scientific evidence in the literature regarding the repercussions of COVID-19 in patients undergoing hemodialysis treatment. Research question: what are the repercussions of COVID-19 on patients undergoing hemodialysis treatment? Literature search: journal portal of the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), through the Federated Academic Community (CAFe) or through direct access to the websites of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (PubMed); Virtual Health Library (BVS); Cochrane Library; Web of Science and Science Direct. Search strategy: to carry out the search for scientific productions, search strategies were applied using the descriptors according to DeCS and MESH terminology, with the terms: “SARS-CoV-2”, “hemodialysis”. This crossing was carried out together with the keyword “complications”. The crossing between descriptors/search terms was performed using the Boolean operator “AND”. Evaluation of articles: the evaluation of the risks of bias of the articles included in this systematic review was analyzed using the Downs and Black checklist. For the evaluation of case-control and cohort studies, the Newcastle-Ottawa Case-Control Study Quality Rating Scale and the Newcastle-Otawwa Cohort Study Quality Rating Scale were used.



Universidade da Integracao Internacional da Lusofonia Afro-Brasileira


Hemodialysis, Chronic Kidney Disease, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2, COVID-19