Open Access Medical Books



Edited by Maria Goretti Penido .

321 pages .
Open Access .

This book is meant to provide an overview of the state of the art of hemodialysis. The pace of acquisition of new knowledge in hemodialysis is fast and the goal is to bring a thoughtful, well organized exposition of this burgeoning knowledge base to the readers. Each chapter has been thoroughly revised and updated and the readers will become acquainted with the latest thinking in some of the most important topics in hemodialysis.
The book is comprehensive and not limited to a partial discussion of hemodialysis. Chapters pertaining to nearly all aspects of the care of dialysis patients are included. To accomplish this we are pleased to have been able to assemble a leading panel of expert contributors who have been challenged to summarize state of the art knowledge in each chapter of the book.
We wish to thank each author for taking considerable time and effort to ensure that each chapter provides state of the art information. We hope that readers achieve the same level of acquisition of new knowledge and enjoyment as we have attained by editing this book.

Dr. Maria Goretti Penido
Department of Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Federal University of Minas Gerais
Minas Gerais



 1 Acute Renal Failure Induced by Adenovirus After Stem Cell Transplantation 1 Takashi Abe, Shinichi Nishi, Tatsuo Furukawa, Yoichi Ajioka, Masayoshi Masuko and Ichiro Fuse

 2 Plasma Total Nitric Oxide and Endothelial Constitutive Nitric Oxide Synthase (ecNOS) Inron 4 Gene Polymorphism: A Study in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease 17 Manal F. Elshamaa, Samar Sabry, Ahmed Badr, Eman A. Elghoroury, Soulaf Kamel and Gamila Elsaied

 3 Renal Cell Carcinoma in Dialysis Patients with End Stage Renal Disease: Focus on Surgery and Pathology 31 Hitoshi Masuda, Kazunori Kihara, Yasuhisa Fujii, Fumitaka Koga, Kazutaka Saito, Mizuaki Sakura, Yohei Okada and Satoru Kawakami

 4 Methylene Blue and Dialysis-Related Hypotension 45 Wisler J. R. and Stawicki S. P. A.

 5 Identification of Hemodialysis Patients’ Physical and Psychosocial Problems Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) 59 Hideyo Tsutsui, Teruhiko Koike and Yoshiharu Oshida

 6 Selenium (Se), Blood Glutathione Peroxidases and DNA Damage in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients on Hemodialysis and After Kidney Transplantation - The Effect of Se Supplementation 71 Bronislaw A. Zachara

 7 A Systematic Review of the Effect of Vitamin C Infusion and Vitamin E-Coated Membrane on Hemodialysis-Induced Oxidative Stress 101 Malecka-Massalska Teresa, Wladysiuk Magdalena and Ksiazek Andrzej

 8 The Role of Ultrasonographic Monitoring for Hip Joint Changes in Patients with Chronic Renal Failure 121 Damir Matoković, Miroslav Hašpl, Petar Petrić, Sanja Škorvaga, Vlado Drkulec and Goran Šantak

 9 Modulation of Iron Metabolism and Hepcidin Release by HFE Mutations in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients: Pathophysiological and Therapeutic Implications 139 Elena Canavesi and Luca Valenti

 10 Micronutrient Metabolism in Hemodialysis Patients 173 Chih-Hung Guo, Chia-Liang Wang and Pei-Chung Chen

 11 Differences in Erythrocyte Index and Hyporesponsiveness to Erythropoiesis in Hemodialysis Patients Treated with Different Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents 205 Osamu Saito, Yoichi Furusawa, Kousuke Okuda and Eiji Kusano

 12 Focal Dental Diagnostic in Patients with Replaced Renal Function-One New Method in Dentistry 213 Maria Dencheva, Angelina Kisselova, Assya Krasteva, Tsvetelina Georgieva, Iliyana Stoeva and Teodora Bolyarova

 13 Renal Aspects and Enzyme Replacement Therapy of Fabry Disease 233 Ane Cláudia Fernandes Nunes, Elvino José Guardão Barros, Virgílio Pimentel Delgado and Alvimar Gonçalves Delgado

 14 Chronic Inflammation and S100A12/ Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endproducts Axis: A Novel Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease? 245 Yasukiyo Mori, Yayoi Shiotsu, Eiko Matsuoka, Hiroshi Kado, Ryo Ishida and Hiroaki Matsubara

 15 Choice of Renal Replacement Therapy and Role of Haemodialysis in the Intensive Care Unit 253 Marlies Ostermann

 16 Dry Weight and Measurements Methods 263 Fansan Zhu and Nathan W. Levin

 17 Current Status of Synthetic and Biological Grafts for Hemodialysis 285 Purav P. Patel, Maria Altieri, Tarun R. Jindal, Steven R. Guy, Edward M. Falta, Eric A. Elster, Frank P. Hurst, Anton N. Sidawy and Rahul M. Jindal

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