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Recommendations of the ethics committee of the Chilean Society of Nephrology for the management of ethical problems in adult end stage renal disease patients Recomendaciones del Comité de Ética de la Sociedad Chilena de Nefrología para el manejo de los pr
(Sociedad Medica de Santiago, 2014)
There are different approaches to treat patients with End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD): hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, renal transplantation and conservative medical management. The choice of the best therapy for each ...
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), ...
Assessment of physical activity by accelerometer and IPAQ-short version in patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing hemodialysis
(S. Karger AG, Basel, 2015-09-26)
To compare the short version of International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) and the accelerometer measurement of physical activity (PA) in patients undergoing hemodialysis. Sample consisted of 40 patients (19 men) ...
Attenuation of Renal Functional Decline Following Angioplasty and Stenting in Atherosclerotic Renovascular Disease
Background: To date, renal revascularization has not been shown to be advantageous when compared to optimized medical treatment in patients with atheromatous renovascular disease (ARVD). This study aims to investigate the ...