Richard M. Freeman, M.D.; Richard L. Lawton, M.D.; Margery O. Fearing, R.N.
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Since August 1964, 21 patients have been admitted to the Renal Dialysis Center, VA Hospital, Iowa City. Four patients have died, 3 during the first year of the program. Three patients have been transferred elsewhere for renal transplantation. Of the remaining 14, 9 are fully rehabilitated, while in 5, rehabilitation has been incomplete due to a combination of medical and social factors. With twice weekly, 12-hr treatment on the modified Kiil dialyzer, predialysis serum creatinine has averaged 15 mg/100 ml (10.4 to 20.7) and predialysis blood urea nitrogen, 79 mg/100 ml (60 to 106).
Three unusual clinical problems have occurred
Freeman RM, Lawton RL, Fearing MO. Unusual Complications in Patients on Chronic Hemodialysis.. Ann Intern Med. ;66:1049–1050. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-5-1049_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(5):1049-1050.
Nephrology, Renal Replacement Therapy.
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