Elective and emergency surgery in chronic hemodialysis patients.

  title={Elective and emergency surgery in chronic hemodialysis patients.},
  author={Leyla Ozel and Osman Krand and Mustafa Sefa Ozel and Ahmet Burak Toros and J{\"u}lide Sağıroğlu and Melih Kara and Erdal Erdoğdu and B{\"u}lent Yiğit and Pınar Ata and Faruk Çavdar and Mesut Izzet Titiz},
  journal={Renal failure},
  volume={33 7},
PURPOSE Aim of this study was to report our experience in elective and emergency surgery on chronic hemodialysis (CH) patients for end-stage renal disease (ESRD). METHODS All patients on CH for ESRD who underwent various surgical procedures in our unit within the past 9-year period (2001-2010) were included in this study. These patients were divided into two groups according to the type of surgery performed: elective or emergency. Demographic data, indications for surgery, primary causes of… CONTINUE READING