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Utilization of peritoneal dialysis in the acute setting
(Multimed Inc, 2007-05-01)
Peritoneal dialysis (PD), although classically described and utilized in the treatment of patients with end-stage renal disease, can also be utilized in the acute setting in different clinical situations. Recent studies ...
Blink reflex in end-stage-renal disease patients undergoing hemodialysis
(Elsevier B.V., 2002-04-01)
This study analyses the blink reflex in 20 adult male patients with terminal chronic renal failure undergoing hemodialysis. Abnormalities were found in ten patients (50%), eight of them with conduction studies showing ...
Analysis of the association of an MMP1 promoter polymorphism and transcript levels with chronic periodontitis and end-stage renal disease in a Brazilian population
(PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTDOXFORD, 2012)
Chronic periodontitis (CP) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are complex inflammatory conditions. Higher levels of MMP-1 were found in fluids and gingival tissues from CP patients and in the blood and tissues from ESRD ...
Arteriovenous fistula for chronic hemodialysis in pediatric candidates for renal transplantation: Technical details and refinements
(WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC, 2009)
AVFs may be considered the best type of venous access for chronic hemodialysis in pediatric patients with more than 20 kg who are not likely to receive a kidney transplant or be transitioned to peritoneal dialysis within ...
Adrenocotrical function in hypotensive patients with end stage renal disease
Background: Sustained hypotension among patients with end stage renal disease on dialysis (ESRDh) varies from 5.0% to 12.0%. Despite their role in the regulation of blood pressure (BP) corticoadrenal hormones have been ...
Hemodialysis improves endothelial venous function in end-stage renal disease
(Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2008)
Factors associated with leisure-time physical activity among patients undergoing hemodialysis
Background: End-stage renal disease patients are characterized by low levels of physical activity, especially during leisure time. However, the recognition of variables associated with patterns of physical activity in this ...
Fabry Disease in Hemodialysis Patients in Southern Brazil: Prevalence Study and Clinical Report
(INFORMA HEALTHCARE, 2008)
Background. Fabry disease (FD) is a lysosomal storage disorder caused by a deficiency of -Galactosidase A (-Gal A). Fabry nephropathy typically progresses throughout the fifth decade to end-stage renal disease (ESRD), ...