Characteristics of dialysis-related amyloidosis in patients on haemodialysis therapy for more than 30 years.

@article{Otsubo2009CharacteristicsOD,
  title={Characteristics of dialysis-related amyloidosis in patients on haemodialysis therapy for more than 30 years.},
  author={Shigeru Otsubo and Naoki Kimata and Ichiro Okutsu and Kazunori Oshikawa and Syuitsu Ueda and Hisayuki Sugimoto and Michihiro Mitobe and Keiko Uchida and Kimiko Otsubo and Kosaku Nitta and Takashi Akiba},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={1593-8}
}
BACKGROUND Dialysis-related amyloidosis is one of the chronic the complications of haemodialysis. We conducted an investigation of dialysis-associated amyloidosis in extremely long-term survivors. METHODS Twenty-one patients on haemodialysis for more than 30 years ('30+' group) and 13 patients on haemodialysis for 20-30 years ('20-30' group) at Sangenjaya Hospital were enrolled in this study. The frequencies of operations for conditions related to haemodialysis-related amyloidosis were… CONTINUE READING