Mohammad C Kechrid

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We describe here hydrothorax that occurred in a patient on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) and highlight the problems of diagnosis and management. A 48 years-old man with history of obstructive uropathy secondary to urolithiasis was stared on CAPD when he reached end-stage renal failure. Two months later, he was admitted with two days(More)
Living unrelated transplantation (LURT) is emerging as a practical option in renal transplantation due to shortage of living related and cadaver donors. We report a six-years (December 1991 to December 1996) follow-up of 60 LURT patients. The majority of these patients (95%) were transplanted outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; 37 in India, 14 in Egypt,(More)
Key words: chronic renal failure; haemodialysis; and attempts at increasing ultrafiltration during dialysis resulted in hypotension. On questioning, she pregnancy admitted amenorrhea for 3 months, the last date of menstruation being July 24, 1993. Pregnancy was confirmed by a positive blood test and ultrasonography
OBJECTIVE In Saudi Arabia, experience with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) as a renal replacement therapy is limited, and publications are scanty. The present study was undertaken to evaluate CAPD in the Saudi population. PATIENTS AND METHODS All patients managed by CAPD from May 1993 to September 2002 were included in the study.(More)
AIM To analyze the effect of repeated pregnancies on underlying MesGN and see the reciprocal effect on maternal and fetal outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS Pregnancy records of cases with histological diagnosis of MesGN were reviewed, and past medical histories recorded. RESULTS Cesarean section (CS). Only two patients developed renal insufficiency after(More)
Eighty-three patients with chronic end-stage renal failure, including 65 on haemodialysis and 18 on intermittent peritoneal dialysis, were evaluated for hepatitis B virus profile and antibodies to hepatitis C virus (HCV). All those positive for HBsAg were excluded from the study. Nineteen patients were found to be positive for antibodies to HCV by the ELISA(More)
OBJECTIVE Pregnancy is infrequent in women with end-stage renal disease. The frequency of conception in dialysis patients has been reported as 0.3% to 1.4% in different studies from different countries. In the present study the frequency and outcome of pregnancies from a referral center in Saudi Arabia from January 1992 to December 2003 is reported. (More)
Data from different regional hospitals of Saudi Arabia were collected to know the prevalence, clinical features and results of therapy of tuberculosis, in patients on dialysis. Eight hospitals located in five different provinces of Saudi Arabia were involved. There were 132 patients with TB on dialysis of whom 75 were males (mean ages in different hospitals(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in dialysis patients and to determine its clinical features and results of short-course (6 months) chemotherapy, mortality and risk factors of mortality. METHODS The study included 48 TB patients among 330 patients on dialysis of whom 37 were on hemodialysis(More)
Two cases of tuberculous (TB) peritonitis on chronic peritoneal dialysis (PD) are described. The cases were diagnosed by positive acid fast bacilli (AFB) culture from the PD fluid effluent. Catheter removal and transfer to hemodialysis were needed in one, while the other remained on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. The patients recovered with(More)