Example sentences for: dialysis

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  • The independent associations between patient factors and hospitalizations for poisonings were examined using multivariate analysis with stepwise Cox Regression (likelihood ratio method) including recipient and donor age, recipient race, gender, weight, pretransplant dialysis (yes/no), year of transplant, duration of dialysis prior to transplantation, total follow-up time, repeat transplant, donor cytomegalovirus serology, dialysis in the first week after transplant (delayed graft function, yes/no), rejection (diagnosis or treatment) occurring during the first six months after transplant, induction antibody therapy, maintenance immunosuppressive medications at time of discharge after transplant surgery, graft loss (analyzed as a time-dependent covariate as previously described), [ 9 ] and cause of ESRD (diabetes, systemic lupus erythematosus (because of the potential effect of corticosteroid therapy prior to renal transplantation), hypertension and glomerulonephritis).

  • Saltissi, et al [ 11 ] recently reported the tolerability and effectiveness of simvastatin in doses of 5-20 mg in lowering LDL and non-HDL cholesterol in dialysis patients.

  • HAART use, which the present study could not directly measure, is also low in dialysis patients with HIVAN, at 33% according to a recent single-center study [ 14 ] . We found no beneficial effect of ACE on survival in HIVAN, also consistent with previous studies [ 14 ] . The survival of HIVAN patients on dialysis in the preset study is also consistent with previous reports [ 5 6 ] . One-year survival of patients with HIVAN was only 53% compared to 83% for patients with all other causes of ESRD.

  • [ 1 ] Risk factors for atrial fibrillation may be more common in dialysis, and include age, cardiac enlargement and an abnormal calcium-phosphorous metabolism.

  • Patients were converted at the start of the program, or whenever they initiated dialysis.

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