Dialysis Encephalopathy

Known as: DEMENTIA DIALYTICA, Dialysis Dementia, Dementia, Dialysis 
A severe, often fatal encephalopathy which has been attributed to accumulation in the brain of aluminum from dialysate prepared with inadequately… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
For a long time, aluminium (Al) has been considered an indifferent element from a toxicological point of view. In recent years… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The toxicity of aluminum in plant and animal cell biology is well established, although poorly understood. Several recent studies… (More)
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Review
1985
Review
1985
Dialysis encephalopathy is a progressive neurological disease which usually causes death in six to eight months. Although… (More)
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1980
1980
Nuclear and chromatin fractions were prepared from cerebral cortex of 34 human and 37 animal brains. Chromatin was separated into… (More)
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1980
1980
Sixty cases of distinctive progressive and fatal encephalopathy have been reported in patients undergoing long-term hemodialysis… (More)
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1980
1980
Electroencephalography (EEG) in dialysis encephalopathy (DE) was investigated by collecting 173 EEGs from 77 dialyzed patients… (More)
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1978
1978
Brain-aluminium concentrations were found to be significantly higher in 7 patients dying with dialysis encephalopathy (mean 15.9… (More)
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1978
1978
Progressive dialysis encephalopathy was observed as a frequent complication (eight of 34 patients) in a small hemodialysis unit… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
The aluminum content of muscle, bone and brain was measured in control subjects and in uremic patients on dialysis who had been… (More)
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1976
1976
Dialysis encephalopathy is a progressive, fatal condition that occurs in patients receiving hemodialysis. It is characterized by… (More)
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