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[Medical problems of longterm dialysis (author's transl)].

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
MMW, Münchener medizinische Wochenschrift
Publication Date
Volume
117
Issue
20
Pages
861–864
Identifiers
PMID: 806001
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The number of patients who can be kept alive with the aid of chronic intermittent dialysis increases each year all over Europe. Since the percentage of patients who have dialysis at home is increasing, the general practitioner also contact with the medical complications of these patients. The most common of these problems: hepatitis, anemia, neurological disturbances, secondary hyperparathyroidism and cardiac and vascular changes with the usual therapeutic measures are discussed.

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