Acute dialysis in HIV-positive patients in Cape Town, South Africa.

@article{Arendse2011AcuteDI,
  title={Acute dialysis in HIV-positive patients in Cape Town, South Africa.},
  author={Craig G Arendse and Ikechi G Okpechi and Charles R. Swanepoel},
  journal={Nephrology},
  year={2011},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={39-44}
}
AIM The prognosis for HIV patients needing acute dialysis is uncertain. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical presentation, renal diagnoses and outcomes of HIV patients who underwent acute haemodialysis at Groote Schuur Hospital in the period 2002-2007. METHODS A retrospective review of case records of HIV patients who underwent acute haemodialysis was conducted. RESULTS One hundred and seventeen patients were reviewed (median age 34.0 years (29.0-40.0) 53.8% men, 93.2% black… CONTINUE READING

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