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
Bailey GL, Hampers CL, Merrill JP. Home Dialysis-5 Years' Experience.. Ann Intern Med. ;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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