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Complications of end-stage kidney disease 

Complications of end-stage kidney disease
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Complications of end-stage kidney disease
Author(s):

Edwina Brown

, Fliss Murtagh

, Emma Murphy

, and Max Watson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199695690.003.0003
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date: 18 January 2018

Introduction 40

Uraemia 42

Electrolyte disorders 44

Anaemia 46

Fluid overload 48

Calcium/phosphate disorders 50

Poor nutrition 52

Neuropathy 54

Complications of haemodialysis 56

Complications of peritoneal dialysis 58

Complications of transplantation 60

There are many complications of ESKD, as shown in Table 3.1. They can be divided into those directly caused by the abnormal metabolic state of kidney failure and those related to the treatment modality used. They contribute significantly to the morbidity and mortality associated with kidney disease....

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