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Survival on dialysis therapy: one center's experience.
Patient survival while undergoing renal replacement therapy was evaluated from January 1, 1967, through June 15, 1986. There were 1,216 patients, of which 230 were treated by continuous ambulatoryExpand
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Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: ten years at one facility.
  • J. Rubin, H. Hsu
  • Medicine
  • American journal of kidney diseases : the…
  • 1 February 1991
A review of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) performed at one facility over a period of 10 years showed that age and type II diabetes mellitus were associated with the worst techniqueExpand
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A prospective randomized evaluation of chronic peritoneal catheters. Insertion site and intraperitoneal segment.
The insertion site (midline or through the lateral rectus muscle) and type of chronic dialysis catheter (straight or spiral intraperitoneal segment) were evaluated in a prospective randomized trial.Expand
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Factors causing prolonged mechanical ventilation and peri-operative morbidity after robot-assisted coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Robot-assisted coronary artery bypass graft [robot-assisted (coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)] surgery is the latest treatment for coronary artery disease. However, the surgery extensivelyExpand
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Long-term results of coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with dialysis-dependent renal failure.
AIM Coronary artery disease is the main cause of mortality and morbidity in dialysis-dependent renal failure patients. Both the prevalence and incidence of renal failure are high in Taiwan. However,Expand
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Left circumflex coronary-to-pulmonary artery fistula as the exclusive collateral to the occluded left anterior descending artery.
A 64 year-old male presented with a five month history of effort angina. Non-invasive studies demonstrated preserved left ventricular function and a modest stress-induced myocardial perfusion defectExpand
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Do rheumatoid arthritis patients have more major complications and length of stay after lower extremities fracture surgery?
Abstract Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a high risk of cardiovascular diseases and fractures. This retrospective cohort study explored whether patients with RA face higher complicationExpand