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
Richard M. Freeman, Richard L. Lawton, Margery O. Fearing. Unusual Complications in Patients on Chronic Hemodialysis.. Ann Intern Med. 1967;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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