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Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 8 – Complications of ESRD: anaemia > Assessment of iron stores Assessment of iron stores Functional and absolute iron deficiency are important causes of anaemia in ESRD, and especially important […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 8 – Complications of ESRD: anaemia > Management of anaemia Management of anaemia Erythropoietic agents and intravenous iron are the mainstays of management of the anaemia of renal failure. There […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 7 – Special situations > Indications for immunoadsorption Indications for immunoadsorption No controlled clinical trials have been performed. Evidence for benefit is based on uncontrolled trials or small series. IA […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 7 – Special situations > Complications of plasmapheresis Complications of plasmapheresis Occur in <10% of exchanges, most being trivial (leg cramps, dizziness, nausea, urticaria, citrate-induced paraesthesiae). In patients receiving albumin […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 7 – Special situations > Specific indications for plasmapheresis: glomerulonephritides Specific indications for plasmapheresis: glomerulonephritides Anti-GBM disease PE removes anti-GBM antibodies effectively. The introduction of PE was associated with dramatically […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 7 – Special situations > Specific indications for plasmapheresis: others Specific indications for plasmapheresis: others HUS/TTP Full exchanges for FFP offer benefit. RCTs in adult TTP have shown unequivocal advantage […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 7 – Special situations > Immunoadsorption techniques Immunoadsorption techniques Immunoadsorption (IA) selectively removes immunoglobulin molecules from plasma. Compared with PE, immunoglobulins are eliminated in large quantities and with high specificity, […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 7 – Special situations > Managing pregnancy in dialysis patients Managing pregnancy in dialysis patients Management of dialysis during pregnancy There is no indication to change the modality of dialysis […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 7 – Special situations > Travelling and holidays Travelling and holidays Patients on dialysis often want to travel for work, family reasons, and holidays. This is possible to many destinations, […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 7 – Special situations > Plasmapheresis Plasmapheresis Has been used to treat a large number of conditions, often without good evidence. Diseases for which PE has an important role should […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 7 – Special situations > Techniques of plasmapheresis Techniques of plasmapheresis Two major methods: centrifugal cell separators and membrane plasma filters. Both require intravenous access and large volumes of replacement […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 7 – Special situations > Techniques of plasmapheresis: ancillary measures Techniques of plasmapheresis: ancillary measures Anticoagulation Either heparin or citrate can be used. Heparin requirements are double that for HD […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 7 – Special situations > Difficulty of pain management in renal patients Difficulty of pain management in renal patients Lack of awareness of pain in individual patients. Lack of training […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 7 – Special situations > Managing pain Managing pain Achieving pain control is not just a matter of handing out drugs. It is important to: establish the cause of the […]

Editors: Levy, Jeremy; Morgan, Julie; Brown, Edwina Title: Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, 2nd Edition Copyright ©2004 Oxford University Press > Table of Contents > Part 7 – Special situations > Analgesic drugs Analgesic drugs This list of analgesics by the WHO ladder is not comprehensive—rather it provides information about some of the commonly used analgesics […]

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