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BACKGROUND Both uremia and metabolic syndrome (MetS) affect heart rate variability (HRV) which is a risk factor of poor prognoses. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of MetS on HRV among chronic hemodialysis patients. METHODS This cross-sectional study was carried out in a teaching hospital in Northern Taiwan from June to August, 2010. Adult(More)
A 68-year-old woman with end-stage diabetic nephropathy undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis for 2 years was admitted for septic shock with coma, who was found hours earlier. Physical examination revealed an unconscious febrile woman with blood pressure of 84/ 49 mm Hg. Blood tests showed a haemoglobin of 11.5 (normal 12–15) g/dL, white(More)
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