George E Schreiner

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This autosomal dominant disorder usually appears in middle life. The most common findings are proteinuria, abdominal pain and palpable kidneys, followed by hematuria, hypertension, pyuria, uremia and calculi. In 15% of patients, death is due to cerebral aneurysm. Family counseling and the detection of "at risk" family members are important elements of(More)
In a review of 45 patients who started receiving hemodialysis (HD) after the age of 70 years (mean, 75 years), compared with a control of 70 HD patients (mean age, 42 years), the two-year survival for elderly patients was 42% and 58% for controls. In the elderly group, age did not correlate with survival. Nine elderly patients were over 80 years old and had(More)
We evaluated changes in hematocrit in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) before and after the administration of erythropoietin (EPO). Thirty-five patients were evaluated at the beginning of treatment with CAPD and after an average of 3.5 years on CAPD; mean hematocrit (Hct) rose from 25.4 +/- 5.4% to 28.1 +/- 6.7% (P less than(More)