84-Year-Old Woman With Hemodialysis-Associated Shortness of Breath

Kapa, Suraj; Qi Qian
February 2009
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2009, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p187
Academic Journal
The article presents the case of an 84-year-old woman diagnosed with end-stage renal failure due to membranous nephropathy. The patient suffered shortness of breath, hypoxia and hypotension for three weeks during her dialysis treatment. It discusses the causes of shortness of breath which include acute coronary syndrome and pericardial effusion.


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