F J Gómez Campderá

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The aging of Western societies is causing a progressive increase in the number of patients over 65 starting dialysis. The EDTA Registry shows that in 1995 this section of the population represented nearly 45% of patients under dialysis, and the percentage is even higher in the USRDS at 48%, 20% of whom are over 75. These changes have not only been(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safe use of a new calcium channel blocker, lercanidipine, in diabetic chronic renal failure (CRF) patients. DESIGN AND METHODS The study recruited 42 diabetic CRF patients (creatinine > 1.4 mg/dl for males, creatinine > 1.2 mg/dl for females, or creatinine clearance < 70 ml/min). Mean age was 68.2 +/- 9.1 years. 53.8% were males(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study was designed to determine the degree of fulfillment of the therapeutic objectives recommended in the clinical guidelines in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in a nephrology outpatient clinic and the treatment that the patients were receiving to control these objectives. METHODS A descriptive, cross-sectional study was(More)
Between 1966 and December 1979, 58 patients with renovascular hypertension were surgically treated at our center. Follow-up was a minimum of one year in all patients and in all cases permeability of revascularization was assessed through angiography from one to six months after surgery. The mean follow-up was 39 months. Thirty-eight (65.5%) were male and 20(More)