- Peritoneal dialysis and preservation of residual renal functionPaul Tam
Department of Nephrology, Scarborough General Hospital, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Perit Dial Int 29:S108-10. 2009..This review summarizes the differences between peritoneal dialysis (PD) and hemodialysis (HD) with regard to RRF. The literature supports PD as having a more beneficial effect on RRF...
- Use of PTFE stent grafts for hemodialysis-related central venous occlusions: intermediate-term resultsSanjoy Kundu
Department of Medical Imaging, Scarborough General Hospital General Division, Scarborough, ON, Canada
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 34:949-57. 2011..To assess the safety and effectiveness of a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) encapsulated nitinol stents (Bard Peripheral Vascular, Tempe, AZ) for treatment of hemodialysis-related central venous occlusions...
- A cross-sectional immunosurveillance study of anti-EPO antibody levels in CRF patients receiving epoetin alfa in 5 Ontario Renal CentersGeorge Wu
Institute of Kidney Lifescience Technologies, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Am J Kidney Dis 44:264-9. 2004..To evaluate the utility of a large-scale anti-EPO antibody screening program in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) administered epoetin alfa, a study involving 5 large renal centers in southern Ontario, Canada, was conducted...
- Peritoneal dialysis in the nursing homeHulya Taskapan
Scarborough General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
Int Urol Nephrol 42:545-51. 2010..Few data are available in the literature about elderly patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD) in an NH. This paper describes our experience of starting and maintaining a peritoneal dialysis program in three community-based nursing homes...