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Renal diagnosis of chronic hemodialysis patients with urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma in Taiwan
Transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) is the most common malignancy in dialysis patients of Taiwan. The reason for such a high incidence of TCC is undetermined. The correlation between the underlyingExpand
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Impact of near-death experiences on dialysis patients: a multicenter collaborative study.
BACKGROUND People who have come close to death may report an unusual experience known as a near-death experience (NDE). This study aims to investigate NDEs and their aftereffects in dialysisExpand
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Changes in physical functional performance and quality of life in hemodialysis patients in Taiwan: a preliminary study.
PURPOSE To study the long-term changes in physical functional performance and quality of life in hemodialysis patients living in the community in Taiwan. METHODS This prospective study monitored 27Expand
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Sexual Dysfunction in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients
Background/Aims: Sexual dysfunction in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD) is highly prevalent, but studies addressing this issue are scarce. This cross-sectional study aims to evaluateExpand
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Correlation of intraoperative blood flow measurement with autogenous arteriovenous fistula outcome.
BACKGROUND Autogenous arteriovenous fistula (AVF) has proven to be the optimal vascular access for the majority of hemodialysis patients due to its durability and low complication rates. The purposeExpand
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Are Both Psychological and Physical Dimensions in Health-Related Quality of Life Associated with Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients: A 7-Year Taiwan Cohort Study
Background: Psychological depression and physical disability are closely correlated in hemodialysis patients. A retrospective cohort study was conducted to examine the independent association ofExpand
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Comparison of self-reported health-related quality of life between Taiwan hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients: a multi-center collaborative study
PurposeThe maintenance of good health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is an important goal for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients. Whether hemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD) haveExpand
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Alcohol and tea consumption are associated with asymptomatic erosive esophagitis in Taiwanese men
Objective Asymptomatic erosive esophagitis (AEE) is commonly found in men, and might be a risk factor of developing esophageal adenocarcinoma. We aimed to determine if specific dietary habitsExpand
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Maximal cardiovascular fitness and its correlates in ambulatory hemodialysis patients.
BACKGROUND Studies focusing on maximal cardiovascular fitness in ambulatory hemodialysis patients are lacking. The main purpose of this study is to look at maximal cardiovascular fitness inExpand
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