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BACKGROUND Non-invasive detection of coronary artery disease (CAD) remains difficult in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). This study evaluated the ability of pharmacologic stress myocardial perfusion imaging to predict cardiac events in patients with ESRD. METHODS A prospective study was carried out in 49 consecutive patients with ESRD.(More)
The goal of the present study was to explore the effect of medications that are commonly prescribed for CKD patients on uremic state. This was a cross-sectional study. From January 2006 to October 2009, 1,623 patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) commenced hemodialysis (HD) at the 9 participating hospitals. The criteria for exclusion from the(More)
We herein describe the case of a 68-year-old man who developed overt diabetes mellitus following the topical administration of dexamethasone 0.1%-containing ointment over a five-month period to treat oral lichen planus. The topical dexamethasone therapy was discontinued gradually, and the patient was subsequently treated with insulin for one month without(More)
AIM The medical management of patients with chronic kidney disease(CKD) has changed within the past 20 years. We speculate that this change has resulted in a decrease in the prevalence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in patients with CKD. The aim of the present study was to analyze changes in the prevalence of coronary artery disease(CAD) in(More)
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