Complications of Long-term Dialysis

Hardcover | November 1, 1998

EditorEdwina A. Brown, Patrick S. Parfrey

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Dialysis treatment for the management of end-stage renal failure is now an accepted treatment for all patients regardless of age. Mortality and morbidity of patients on dialysis, however, remain unacceptably high and it is most unusual for such patients to survive into the third decade. Theaim of the book is to focus on the problems that develop in the second stage of dialysis treatment and discuss how to prevent, minimize and manage these complications.

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Dialysis treatment for the management of end-stage renal failure is now an accepted treatment for all patients regardless of age. Mortality and morbidity of patients on dialysis, however, remain unacceptably high and it is most unusual for such patients to survive into the third decade. Theaim of the book is to focus on the problems th...

Edwina Brown is at Charing Cross Hospital. Patrick Parfrey is at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:November 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192628291

ISBN - 13:9780192628299

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Table of Contents

Brown and Harris: Long-term complicationsRobert Foley: Cardiovascular complications and cardiac risk factor interventionGraham Catto and Izhar Khan: Cellular immunity, infection and neoplasiaJohn Cunningham: Bone DiseaseMarc de Broe: Aluminium, silicon and strontium accumulation/intoxication as a complication of long-term dialysisJadoul and Charles van Ypersele: Dialysis amyloidosesIsao Isikawa: Acquired cystic disease and renal tumors in long-term dialysis patientsSusan and Frederic Finkelstein: Psychological adaption and quality of life of the patient with end-stage renal failureReaich: Nutrition as a factor in survivalNathan Levine: Adequacy of dialysisBetrand Charra and Guy Laurent: Long hemodialysis: the key to survival?Steven Schwab and Peter Conlon: Long-term vascular accessNorbert Lamerie and Wim can Biesen: Long-term peritoneal dialysis: does a spell of peritoneal dialysis prolong survival on hemodialysisBrian Periera: Avoiding hepatitis in patients with dialysiseffect on patientsDavid Kerr:

Editorial Reviews

" ... it is a surprise and a pleasure to find in this book 14 chapters of interesting, well-written reviews of dialysis-related complications. ... would stand as excellent review in any standard textbook on dialysis." Annals of the RCPSC (Oct 1999)