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- Kt/V underestimates the hemodialysis dose in women and small men. Spalding, Elaine M.; Chandna, Shahid M.; Davenport, Andrew; Farrington, Ken // Kidney International;Aug2008, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p348
Current guidelines suggest a minimum Kt/V of 1.2 for three weekly hemodialysis sessions; however, using V as a normalizing factor has been questioned. Parameters such as weight0.67 (W0.67) and body surface area (BSA) that reflect the metabolic rate may be preferable. To determine this, we...
- Prognostic value of troponin T in hemodialysis patients is independent of comorbidity. Deegan, Patrick B.; Lafferty, Maureen E.; Blumsohn, Aubrey; Henderson, Iain S.; Mcgregor, Ellon // Kidney International;Dec2001, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p2399
Prognostic value of troponin T in hemodialysis patients is independent of comorbidity. Background. Patients on long-term hemodialysis have a high mortality. Various clinical and biochemical markers are of prognostic value. Cardiac troponin T (cTnT) is a sensitive and specific marker for...
- Quality of Life in Dialysis Patients Enhanced with Anabolic Steroids. // Kidney;Sep/Oct99, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p218
Discusses an abstract of the article, entitled 'Anabolic effect of nandrolone decanoate in patients receiving dialysis: A randomized controlled trial,' by K.L. Johansen, K. Mulligan and M. Schambelan.
- Young Woman Dies After Missing Dialysis Treatment. Latner, Ann W. // Renal & Urology News;Sep2009, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p43
The article discusses the death of a young diabetic woman with end-stage renal disease. It notes that the woman was admitted due to bleeding around the catheter area during her dialysis treatments and before checking her potassium levels after missing her dialysis the woman was discharged. It...
- Watermelon stomach in a uremia patient. Wei-Hung Lin; Meng-Fu Cheng; Hsiu-Chi Cheng; Junne-Ming Sung // Kidney International;Oct2010, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p821
The article presents a case study of a 38-year-old woman with end-stage renal disease who is undergoing a hemodialysis for seven years and was mentioned to have an anemia and melena. It says that she denied previous history of liver, heart or autoimmune disease, and melena with anemia occurrence...
- Autonomic Neuropathy Predisposes to Arrhythmias during Dialysis. // Kidney;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p71
Discusses the abstract of the article 'Autonomic nephropathy predisposing to arrhythmias in hemodialysis patients,' by S.V. Jassal, S.J. Coulshed et al, published in the 1997 issue of the 'American Journal of Kidney Diseases.'
- Circulating level of Î±2-macroglobulinâ€“Î²2-microglobulin complex in hemodialysis patients. Motomiya, Yoshihiro; Ando, Yukio; Haraoka, Katsuki; Sun, Xuguo; Iwamoto, Hisahiko; Uchimura, Tomonori; Maruyama, Ikuro // Kidney International;Dec2003, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p2244
Circulating level of Î±2-macroglobulinâ€“Î²2-microglobulin complex in hemodialysis patients. Background. The presence of Î±2-macroglobulin (Î±2M) in amyloid tissue from patients with dialysis-related amyloidosis (DRA) was demonstrated by ArgilÃ©s et al in 1989. Thereafter, the...
- The Authors Reply:. Rosansky, Steven J.; McIntyre, Christopher W // Kidney International;May2013, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p968
A response from the authors of the article "Starting dialysis is dangerous: How do we balance the risk?" in the 2013 issue is presented.
- A complicated hyperglycaemic emergency. Vidyarthi, Madhurima; Chowdhury, Tahseen A. // Clinical Medicine;Jun2010, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p264
The article presents the case of a 67-year-old woman with hypersomolar hyperglycaemic syndrome (HHS) formerly known as hypersomolar non-ketonic coma. The woman's dehydration is attributed to renal impairment and chronic renal impairment. The author recommends treatment with 0.9 percent saline...