G. L. Bailey, M.D.; C. L. Hampers, M.D.; J. P. Merrill, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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The first home dialysis program was instituted at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, in December 1963. Since that time our experience has included 55 patients, 5 of whom are in training and 50 of whom have been dialyzed at home for periods of from 1 month to 5 years. This represents 492 patient months and a total of 5,566 dialyses at home utilizing the twin-coil artificial kidney. Age range of patients is from 15 to 70 years. Twenty-eight are currently in the home, 12 have undergone transplantation, and 10 have died. Evolution of this program has been accompanied by
G. L. Bailey, C. L. Hampers, J. P. Merrill. Home Dialysis-5 Years' Experience.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;72:803. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-72-5-803_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;72(5):803.
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