J A Gutiérrez Colón

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OBJECTIVES In uremic patients with diabetes mellitus, morbi-mortality on maintenance hemodialysis is considerably higher than in nondiabetic patients. This is mainly due to age, seniority and quality of the hemodialysis therapy, nutritional status, plasmatic lipid levels and associated pathology. We compare all these factors in the uremic patients under(More)
Patients receiving recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) therapy show wide variability in their responsiveness to the drug. Variables that affect rHuEPO dose requirements can be broadly divided into modificable and immutable characteristics. Most of the scientific research on rHuEPO hyporesponsiveness has focused on modificable variables (iron status,(More)
Between June 1986 and December 1991, 125 kidneys were transplanted in our hospital. Survival results of patients per annum was 94%, 90% of which represent grafts. Regarding the complications occurred in our series the most frequent ones were medical followed by surgical [urological (4%), vascular (2.4%) and others derived from the surgical procedure (20%)].(More)
OBJECTIVES To review our series of 300 renal transplants, with special reference to the surgical complications and their management. METHODS From June, 1986 to August, 1995, we performed 300 heterotopic renal transplants harvested from cadavers. Reconstruction of the urinary tract was by ureteroneocystostomy in practically all of the cases. RESULTS The(More)
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