NORMAN LASKER, M.D.; ROBERT SHALHOUB, M.D.; ORLANDO HABIBE, M.D.; CAROL PASSAROTTI, R.N.
Prolonged intermittent hemodialysis by the Scribner method (1, 2) has proved to be an effective means of maintaining useful life in patients with end-stage kidney disease. However, this technique has been adopted in only a few medical centers and is probably being utilized in less than 100 patients in the United States at the present time. The main reasons for this are the need for a well-organized dialysis center operated by a trained team of professional and technical personnel and the high cost of establishing such a unit. It has been estimated that a 10-patient hemodialysis center capable of treating
LASKER N, SHALHOUB R, HABIBE O, PASSAROTTI C. The Management of End-stage Kidney Disease with Intermittent Peritoneal Dialysis. Ann Intern Med. ;62:1147–1169. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-62-6-1147
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;62(6):1147-1169.
Chronic Kidney Disease, Nephrology, Renal Replacement Therapy.
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