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Technical Problems in Patients on Hemodialysis

Edited by Maria Goretti Penido

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

This book provides an overview of technical aspects in treatment of hemodialysis patients. Authors have contributed their most interesting findings in dealing with hemodialysis from the aspect of the tools and techniques used.Each chapter has been thoroughly revised and updated so the readers are acquainted with the latest data and observations in the area, where several aspects are to be considered. The book is comprehensive and not limited to a partial discussion of hemodialysis. To accomplish this we are pleased to have been able to summarize state of the art knowledge in each chapter of the book.

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Technical Problems in Patients on HemodialysisEdited by Maria Goretti Penido

Published: December 7th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1841

ISBN: 978-953-307-403-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6597-2

Copyright year: 2011

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105677 Total Chapter Downloads

20 Crossref Citations

22 Web of Science Citations

40 Dimensions Citations


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1. Bedside Linear Regression Equations to Estimate Equilibrated Blood Urea

By Elmer A. Fernández, Mónica Balzarini and Rodolfo Valtuille


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2. Hemodialysis Access: The Fistula

By Mary Hammes


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3. The Brachio-Brachial Arteriovenous Fistula

By Lucian Florin Dorobanţu, Ovidiu Ştiru, Cristian Bulescu, Şerban Bubenek and Vlad Anton Iliescu


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4. Vascular Access for Hemodialysis

By Konstantinos Pantelias and Eirini Grapsa


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5. Subjective Well-Being Measures of Hemodialysis Patients

By Paulo Roberto Santos


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6. Hemodialysis Access Infections, Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Prevention

By Nirosha D. Gunatillake, Elizabeth M. Jarvis and David W. Johnson


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7. Acute and Chronic Catheter in Hemodialysis

By Andrew S. H. Lai and Kar Neng Lai


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8. Complex Wounds in Patients Receiving Hemodialysis

By Masaki Fujioka


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9. Specifications of the Quality of Granulated Activated Charcoal Used in Water Systems Treatment in Hemodialysis Centers in Brazil

By Eden Cavalcanti Albuquerque Júnior, Marcos Antonio de Souza Barros, Manoel O. Mendez, Aparecido R. Coutinho and Telma T. Franco


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10. Bioimpedance Measurement in the Kidney Disease Patient

By Joëlle Cridlig, Mustapha Nadi and Michèle Kessler


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11. Management of Fluid Status in Haemodialysis Patients: The Roles of Technology and Dietary Advice

By Elizabeth Lindley, Lynne Aspinall, Claire Gardiner and Elizabeth Garthwaite


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12. Cell-Free Nucleic Acids as Biomarkers of Biocompatibility in Dialytic Process

By Marie Korabečná and Aleš Hořínek


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13. Measuring System of Urea in Blood by Application in Recirculation for Hemodialysis Treatment

By G.A. Martinez


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14. Acetate Free Biofiltration with Potassium Profiled Dialysate (AFB-K)

By R.I. Muñoz, I. Gallardo and J. Montenegro


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15. Blood Volume Regulation

By Roland E. Winkler, Fabio Grandi and Antonio Santoro


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16. Acute Complications of Hemodialysis

By Gülsüm Özkan and Şükrü Ulusoy


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17. Review of the Effectiveness of Cellulose- and Polysulfone-Based Vitamin E-Bonded Dialysis Membranes

By Masaharu Aritomi and Francesco Galli


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