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  • Hamster bite peritonitis: Pasteurella pneumotropica peritonitis in a dialysis patient.
    Campos, A.; Taylor, J. H.; Campbell, M. // Pediatric Nephrology; Nov2000, Vol. 15 Issue 1/2, p31 

    We report the first case of Pasteurella pneumotropica peritonitis in a peritoneal dialysis patient. This rare infection was the result of contamination of the dialysis tubing by a pet hamster. We stress the importance of household pets as a source of infection in the peritoneal dialysis population.

  • Literature Abstract.
    Brem, A.S.; Lambert, C.; Hill, C.; Kitsen, J.; Shemin, D.G. // Pediatric Nephrology; Aug2001, Vol. 16 Issue 8, pB691 

    Presents an abstract on the outcome data on two groups of pediatric dialysis patients that were taken from a study on the clinical indicators of end-stage renal disease. Evidence that smaller children belonging to both sample groups tend to have a greater dialysis adequacy; Evidence that...

  • Literature Abstracts.
    Ward, M.M.; Mendley, S.R.; Majkowski, N.L. // Pediatric Nephrology; Aug2001, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p690 

    Presents two abstracts on renal nephrology. Outcomes of renal transplantation among patients with lupus nephritis-caused end-stage renald disease; Urea and nitrogen excretion pediatric peritoneal dialysis patients relating to their nutrition.

  • Aggressive Strategies Needed to Prevent AMI in Dialysis Patients.
    Ward, M.M.; Mendley, S.R.; Majkowski, N.L. // Kidney; Mar/Apr99, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p71 

    Presents an abstract of the study 'Poor long-term survival after acute myocardial infarction among patients on long-term dialysis,' by C.A. Herzog, J.Z. Ma, A.J. Collins.

  • Recanalization Occurs in Many Cases of SVS.
    Ward, M.M.; Mendley, S.R.; Majkowski, N.L. // Kidney; Mar/Apr99, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p73 

    Presents an abstract of the study 'Subclavian vascular access stenosis in dialysis patients: Natural history and risk factors,' by D. Hernandez, F. Diaz, M. Rufino, et al.

  • Tunneled Femoral Catheters Successful in Dialysis Patients.
    Ward, M.M.; Mendley, S.R.; Majkowski, N.L. // Kidney; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p250 

    Describes the use and complication rate of tunneled femoral dialysis catheters placed in patients without remaining thoracic venous access sites. Percentages of technical placement success; Average duration of function/intervention; Susceptibility to infection of femoral vein catheters and...

  • Low Lumbar Spine BMD Predicts Vertebral Fracture in Dialysis Patients.
    Ward, M.M.; Mendley, S.R.; Majkowski, N.L. // Kidney; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p254 

    Reports on the measurement of the prevalence of vertebral fractures in hemodialysis (HD) patients and the value of bone mineral density (BMD) measurements for predicting vertebral fracture. Effect of serum intact parathyroid hormone and alkaline phosphatase levels on vertebral fracture; Finding...

  • Pregnancy More Successful in Women with Kidney Transplants versus Dialysis.
    Ward, M.M.; Mendley, S.R.; Majkowski, N.L. // Kidney; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p257 

    Reports on a survey of the outcomes of pregnancy in women receiving renal replacement therapy in Japan. Total number of pregnancies reported in women on dialysis; Improvement in the rate of successful pregnancy; Problems of premature birth and a higher rate of neonatal death; Favorable outcomes...

  • Low-Dose Growth Hormone Is Anabolic in Elderly Dialysis Patients.
    Ward, M.M.; Mendley, S.R.; Majkowski, N.L. // Kidney; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p264 

    Reports on the measurement of the anabolic effects of treatment with growth hormone (GH) in elderly dialysis patients. Increase in serum concentration of insulin-like growth factor-I and serum albumin concentrations; Production of anabolic effects by six months of GH treatment that improved...

  • FDA continuing probe into dialysis deaths.
    Burns, John // Modern Healthcare; 1/31/94, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p14 

    Reports on Food and Drug Administration's investigations of deaths of patients at an outpatient kidney dialysis center of the University of Chicago Hospitals. Hospitalization of other patients; Result of preliminary investigation; Confusion in safety lights of de-ionizer model; Remarks from...

  • ALTAIR NANOTECHNOLGIES TESTS DRUGS FOR DIALYSIS PATIENTS.
    Burns, John // Biotech Business; Mar2003, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p5 

    Provides information on the testing of RenaZorb, a drug developed for phospate control in kidney dialysis patients, from Altair Nanotechnologies Inc.

  • Technique for removing samples from bags of dialysate solution.
    Min Than; Galler, Marilyn; Wing Fun Leo-To // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy; 8/1/2005, Vol. 62 Issue 15, p1550 

    Presents a letter to the editor on the technique for removing samples from bags of dialysate solutions for patients on continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration.

  • The arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis access: Gold standard or archaic relic?
    Leapman, Stephen B.; Boyle, Michael // American Surgeon; Aug96, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p652 

    Evaluates the patency rates of arteriovenous fistulae for hemodialysis access in patients with end stage renal disease. Five year retrospective review of patient records; Calculation using the Kaplan-Meier Actuarial Analysis; Preoperative evaluation; Operative technique; Statistical evaluations.

  • Patient adherence and adjustment in renal dialysis: A person X treatment interactive approach.
    Christensen, Alan J.; Smith, Timothy W. // Journal of Behavioral Medicine; Dec94, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p549 

    Examines the interactive effect of treatment modality and patient characteristics on adherence and depression in renal dialysis and determines whether or not the individual difference measures reflect separable dimensions and its potential differential effect. Assumptions of the model;...

  • Kidney success.
    Kaplan, Mitch; Lerman, Josh // Skiing; Oct93, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p22 

    Reveals that the Vacation Kidney Center of the Rockies, located near Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park, provides an opportunity for patients requiring dialysis to get away from urban-area dialysis machines for a wilderness vacation. Proximity to great skiing, cross-country skiing and other...

  • Successful Pregnancy in Patient on Regular Dialysis.
    Ackrill, P.; Goodwin, F.J.; Marsh, F.P.; Station, D.; Wagman, H. // British Medical Journal; 4/26/1975, Vol. 2 Issue 5964, p172 

    Focuses on the management of a pregnancy of a patient undergoing regular dialysis treatment in Great Britain. Occurrence of premature labor in 32 weeks; Information on fetal nutrition; Development of the infant in the first year.

  • Chronic hemodialysis in infants and children under 2 years of age.
    Shroff, Rokshana; Wright, Elizabeth; Ledermann, Sarah; Hutchinson, Carol; Rees, Lesley // Pediatric Nephrology; Apr2003, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p378 

    Presents a paper on chronic hemodialysis in infants and children under two years of age. Incidence of problems with vascular access in children; Causes of line infection; Limitations to the effectiveness of chronic hemodialysis.

  • 'Cybercafe' Teaches Nutrition.
    Shroff, Rokshana; Wright, Elizabeth; Ledermann, Sarah; Hutchinson, Carol; Rees, Lesley // Food Management; Nov2001, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p10 

    Reports the development of an interactive touchscreen multimedia software RenalTouch from the University of California in Los Angeles, California. Provision of a nutritional education for dialysis patients; Role of Kenneth Kleinman, clinical associate professor on the development of RenalTouch;...

  • Pseudomonas endocarditis treated surgically in a patient dependent on haemodialysis.
    Naik, R.B.; Hawkins, J.B.; Robinson, B.H.B.; Hutchison, J.G.P.; McGhie, D. // British Medical Journal; 2/21/1976, Vol. 1 Issue 6007, p438 

    Reports the treatment of pseudomonas endocarditis in a patient dependent on hemodialysis. Rate of mortality associated with pseudomonas endocarditis; Common cause of death in infective endocarditis; Pathology of endocarditis.

  • SAFETY OF GADOLINIUM CONTRAST AGENT IN HEMODIALYSIS PATIENTS.
    Okada, S.; Katagiri, K.; Kumazaki, T.; Yokoyama, H. // Acta Radiologica; May2001, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p339 

    Abstract Purpose: We evaluated the safety of a gadolinium (Gd) contrast agent in hemodialysis patients. Material and Methods: Seventy hemodialysis patients underwent contrast-enhanced MR examination. After the examination, the patients were hemodialyzed on a usual schedule, i.e., 3 times per...

  • A supportive care model for dialysis patients.
    Fainsinger, Robin L; Davison, Sara N; Brenneis, Carleen // Palliative Medicine; Jan2003, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p81 

    Proposes a supportive care model for dialysis patients under the Northern Alberta Renal Program and the Regional Palliative Care Program based in Edmonton. Creation of a multidisciplinary service delivery model for the integration of supportive care within the nephrology program; Improvement of...

  • Hepatitis B Virus Transmission Associated with a Multiple-Dose Vial in a Hemodialysis Unit.
    Alter, Mirriam J.; Ahtone, Jeral; Maynard, James E. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Sep83, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p330 

    Presents information on a study which examined several patients in a maintenance hemodialysis center who seroconverted to hepatitis B surface antigen positive. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion.

  • Unusual complication of high-dose frusemide.
    Wauters, J.P. // British Medical Journal; 12/13/1975, Vol. 4 Issue 5997, p624 

    Examines the unusual complication of the infusion of a high-dose frusemide in Great Britain. Treatment of hemodialysis patients; Occurrence of leucopenia; Complication of deafness, tinnitus, hyperuricemia, hyperglycemia and nausea.

  • Erythropoietic Response of Dialyzed Patients to Testosterone Administration.
    Richardson Jr., John R.; Weinstein, Morton B. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Sep70, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p403 

    Provides information on a study that examined erythropoietic response of dialyzed patients to testosterone administration. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion on the study.

  • Race and Restless Sleep Complaint in Older Chronic Dialysis Patients and Nondialysis Community...
    Kutner, Nancy G.; Bliwise, Donald L.; Brogan, Donna; Zhang, Rebecca // Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences & Socia; May2001, Vol. 56B Issue 3, pP171 

    Explores the relation of race to restless sleep complaints in older patients undergoing chronic renal dialysis in the United States. Univariate associations between restless sleep complaints and independent variables; Increased risk for restless sleep among persons using sleep or nerve medications.

  • Iron and infection.
    Patruta, Sanda I.; Horl, Walter H. // Kidney International Supplement; Mar1999, Issue 69, pS-125 

    Examines the demand of erythropoietin in patients undergoing dialysis therapy. Percentage of patients respond to recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO); Cause on the resistance to rHuEPO; Significance of iron stores maintenance for patients with hemodialysis treatment.

  • Brochure to help hemodialysis patients monitor adequacy of treatment.
    Patruta, Sanda I.; Horl, Walter H. // Health Care Financing Review; Summer95, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p287 

    Reports on the efforts of the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) HSQB and the Seattle Regional Office to finalize the patient education brochure on the adequacy of hemodialysis, `It's Your Life...Know Your Number.' Purpose of the brochure; Order information.

  • Provision of home dialysis by freestanding renal dialysis facilities.
    Kendix, Michael // Health Care Financing Review; Winter95, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p105 

    Explores the availability of home dialysis services provided by freestanding renal facilities. Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD); Continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis; Percentage availability of home modalities to black recipients; Effect of number of facility per square mile...

  • Repeat Renal Tx Candidates More Likely to Die.
    STEIN, JILL // Renal & Urology News; Nov2012, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p7 

    The article presents information on a report according to which patients starting dialysis after primary renal transplant failure who are waitlisted for repeat transplantation are more likely to die after graft loss as compared to dialysis patients waitlisted for their first transplant.

  • Isolation of Fungi From Urine and Dialysis Filter in Patients on Hemodialysis in Dialysis Centers of Ahvaz, Iran.
    Mahmoudabadi, Ali Zarei; Shahbazyan, Heshmatolla; Zahiry, Maryam // Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases; Jul2009, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p174 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about the effects of hemodialysis to patients with kidney diseases at the Dialysis Centers in Ahvaz, Iran.

  • Cytomegalovirus Infection in Dialysis Patients and Personnel.
    Tolkoff-Rubin, Nina E.; Rubin, Robert H.; Keller, Evelyn E.; Baker, George P.; Stewart, John A.; Hirsch, Martin S. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Nov78 Part 1, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p625 

    Investigates the cytomegalovirus infection in dialysis patients and personnel. Materials and methods; Results; Discussion of findings.

  • Thiabendazole Treatment of Severe Strongyloidiasis in a Hemodialyzed Patient .
    Schumaker, James D.; Band, Jeffrey D.; Lensmeyer, Gary L.; Craig, William A. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Nov78 Part 1, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p644 

    Presents a case that illustrates the effect of thiabendazole treatment on severe strongyloidiasis in a hemodialyzed patient. Medical history; Physical findings; Results of the therapy.

  • Infections Associated with Use of the LifeSite Hemodialysis Access System.
    Ross, John J.; Narayan, Geetha; Bergeron, Ellen K.; Worthington, Michael G.; Strom, James A. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 7/1/2002, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p93 

    We observed infection rates associated with the LifeSite Hemodialysis Access System, a novel dialysis device consisting of 2 subcutaneously implanted valves accessed by repeated use of fibrous tissue tracts, of 4.8 total infections and 8.1 first episodes per 1000 patient-days. These rates are...

  • Competent patients, incompetent decisions.
    Kerridge, Ian; Lowe, Michael // Annals of Internal Medicine; 12/1/95, Vol. 123 Issue 11, p878 

    Describes the epidemiologic aspects of dialysis withdrawal, role of patient autonomy and of medical beneficence in the decision to discontinue dialysis, and the conditions under which limits may be placed on patient autonomy. Occurrence of conflict between the wishes of patients and medical...

  • Comparative hospitalization of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients in Canada.
    Murphy, Sean W.; Foley, Robert N.; Barrett, Brendan J.; Kent, Gloria M.; Morgan, Janet; Barré, Paul; Campbell, Patricia; Fine, Adrian; Goldstein, Marc B.; Handa, S. Paul; Jindal, Kailash K.; Levin, Adeera; Mandin, Henry; Muirhead, Norman; Richardson, Robert M.A.; Parfrey, Patrick S. // Kidney International; Jun2000, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p2557 

    Comparative hospitalization of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients in Canada. Background. Most comparisons of hemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD) have used mortality as an outcome. Relatively few studies have directly compared the hospitalization rates, an outcome of perhaps...

  • Physical activity levels in patients on hemodialysis and healthy sedentary controls.
    Johansen, Kirsten L.; Chertow, Glenn M.; Ng, Alexander V.; Mulligan, Kathleen; Carey, Susan; Schoenfeld, Patricia Y.; Kent-Braun, Jane A. // Kidney International; Jun2000, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p2564 

    Physical activity levels in patients on hemodialysis and healthy sedentary controls. Background. Patients on dialysis have reduced exercise tolerance compared with age-matched sedentary controls. The reasons for this debility have not been fully elucidated, but physical inactivity could be a...

  • Competing Conditions.
    Grauer, Ken // Internal Medicine Alert; 1/15/2011 Pharmacology, p8 

    The article presents an analysis of an electrocardiogram (ECG) obtained from a dialysis patient with a long cardiac history, but no acute chest pain.

  • High Protein Meals During HD Tested.
    Grauer, Ken // Renal & Urology News;  

    The article presents the study conducted by the researchers of the University of California Irvine Medical Center on allowing hemodialysis (HD) patients consume high protein meals during dialysis may offer ways to correct abnormal low albumin levels.

  • HRQOL on the upswing following sildenafil, vardenafil in ED.
    Grauer, Ken // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News; 7/24/2010, Issue 608, p12 

    The article discusses research on the effect of sildenafil and vardenafil on the erectile dysfunction and health-related quality of life in haemodialysis patients, referencing a study by S. Turk and colleagues published in the May 2, 2010 issue of "Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation."

  • Vasopressin and microalbuminuria: is it vasopressin per se or is it salt intake?
    Meijer, Esther; de Jong, Paul E.; Gansevoort, Ron T. // Kidney International; May2010, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p832 

    A letter to the editor is presented regarding the hyperkalemic patients suffering from hypoaldosteronism in the 2010 issue.

  • Skin-autofluorescence a measure of tissue advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) is related to Diastolic Function in Dialysis Patients.
    Hartog, J.W.L.; Hummel, Y.M.; Voors, A.A.; Schalkwijk, C.G.; Miyata, T.; Huisman, R.M.; Smit, A.J.; Van Veldhuisen, D.J. // European Journal of Heart Failure. Supplements; Jun2008, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p132 

    An abstract of the article "Skin-autofluorescence, a measure of tissue advanced glycation end-products (AGEs), is related to Diastolic Function in Dialysis Patients," by J. W. L. Hartog and colleagues is presented.

  • Erythrocyte voltage-dependent calcium influx is reduced in hemodialyzed patients.
    Soldati, Laura; Adamo, Donatella; Zerbi, Simona; Caumo, Andrea; Spaventa, Renato; Bianchi, Giuseppe; Vezzoli, Giuseppe // Kidney International; Jul1999, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p190 

    Erythrocyte voltage-dependent calcium influx is reduced in hemodialyzed patients. Background.Uremia displays increased cytosolic free calcium ([Ca2+]i) in many different cell types, supporting the hypothesis of an altered Ca2+ transport modifying the functional activity of calcium signaling...

  • Predictors of adequacy of arteriovenous fistulas in hemodialysis patients.
    Miller, Paul E.; Tolwani, Ashita; Luscy, C. Peter; Deierhoi, Mark H.; Bailey, Robert; Redden, David T.; Allon, Michael // Kidney International; Jul1999, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p275 

    Predictors of adequacy of arteriovenous fistulas in hemodialysis patients. Background.Dialysis access procedures and complications represent a major cause of morbidity, hospitalization, and cost for chronic dialysis patients. To improve the outcomes of hemodialysis access procedures, recent...

  • Living life by the drop.
    HILSENBECK, KIM // Free Press (Buda, TX); 3/13/2013, Vol. 110 Issue 49, p1C 

    The article focuses on the lifestyle change of dialysis patient Jim Darling in Kyle, Texas.

  • Pumping iron.
    HILSENBECK, KIM // Drug Topics; Aug96, Vol. 140 Issue 15, p32 

    Reports that up to 5,000 of the most financially needy dialysis patients will receive a free year's supply of Niferex-150 oral iron supplements. Sponsors of the program; Contact information.

  • Response to ‘Lack of mortality benefit with sevelamer’.
    Suki, W. N. // Kidney International; May2008, Vol. 73 Issue 9, p1093 

    A response by W. N. Suki to a letter to the editor about their article "Effect of sevelamer and calcium-based phosphate binders on mortality in hemodialysis patients" in a previous issue is presented.

  • Lack of mortality benefit with sevelamer.
    Nolan, C. R.; McCarron, D. A. // Kidney International; May2008, Vol. 73 Issue 9, p1093 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Effect of sevelamer and calcium-based phosphate binders on mortality in hemodialysis patients," by W. N. Suki and colleagues in a previous issue.

  • Acupressure Benefits Dialysis Patients.
    Nolan, C. R.; McCarron, D. A. // Massage Magazine; Apr2014, Issue 215, p20 

    The article reports on a clinical trial conducted by researchers at Islamic Azan University Najafabad Branch and Isfahan University of Medical Sciences in Iran which reveals that acupressure reduces fatigue in patients undergoing hemodialysis.

  • Association between intensive intravenous iron treatment and angina pectoris in hemodialysis patients.
    Malindretos, P.; Sioulis, A.; Avgeriou, E.; Michalaki, A.; Roma, V.; Grekas, D. // Clinical Nephrology; 2006, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p312 

    A letter to the editor is presented about intravenous iron administration in chronic hemodialysis patients.

  • Use Tc-99m Sestamibi Imaging Initially to Localize Abnormal PT Glands.
    Malindretos, P.; Sioulis, A.; Avgeriou, E.; Michalaki, A.; Roma, V.; Grekas, D. // Kidney; Sep/Oct98, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p192 

    Discusses the abstract of a study entitled 'Localization of parathyroid glands in hemodialysis patient using Tc-99m sestamibi imaging,' by M. Ishibashi, H. Nishida, S. Okuda and others, published in the 1998 issue of 'Nephron.'

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