Frederic C. Strife

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To determine factors involved in peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis and catheter loss, all point prevalent peritoneal dialysis patients in Health Care Finance Administration (HCFA) end-stage renal disease (ESRD) Network 9 were followed throughout 1991 for peritonitis events and throughout 1991 to 1992 for catheter survival. Data were collected by(More)
Access failure is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in hemodialysis patients. Routine monitoring of arteriovenous (AV) fistulas and grafts could increase access longevity. Dynamic venous pressure monitoring is a surveillance test advocated to detect early signs of vascular thrombosis. Venous pressure measurements obtained, per DOQI(More)
Two patients had onset of juvenile gouty arthritis at ages 16 and 1 1/2 years, respectively. Both had mild renal insufficiency, with creatinine clearances of 46 and 54 mL/min/1.73 sq m, respectively. Their presenting hyperuricemia (13.8 and 11 mg/dL, respectively) was out of proportion to the degree of renal insufficiency. Clinical and laboratory studies(More)
A boy with Lowe syndrome who manifested renal Fanconi syndrome by severe hypophosphatemic rickets, failure to thrive, and metabolic acidosis failed to improve with conventional bolus therapy of phosphate and bicarbonate. He was then placed on home continuous nasogastric infusion of phosphate and bicarbonate in addition to caloric supplementation. Rapid(More)
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