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Quality of Life in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease in Relation to the Method of Treatment

Quality of Life in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease in Relation to the Method of Treatment © 1990 S. Karger AG. Basel Psychother Psyehosom 1990:54:161-171 0033-3190/90/0543-0161 $2.75/0 Quality of Life in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease in Relation to the Method of Treatment U. Koch. F A. Muthnv Psychologisches Institut. Freiburg i.Br.. FRG Chronic Renal Insufficiency and Its According to the European Dialysis and Relation to the Concept of “Quality of Transplant Association (EDTA), by the end of 1986 there were more than 20,000 pa­ Life’ tients suffering from chronic renal insuffi­ As there are very different underlying ciency in West Germany, 82% of whom were treated with hemodialysis (HD). 15% with a causes of chronic renal failure, its onset can be relatively short term or it can last for transplant (mostly from deceased donors) years [see also Darmady and Mclver. 1980; and 3% with peritoneal dialysis (PD). HD works on the following principles: Ritz, 1985). Among the most frequent causes Blood is taken by means of an arteriovenous are autoimmune and inflammatory pro­ fistula, the so-called shunt, usually placed at cesses of the kidney (especially glomerulone­ the patient’s arm, and is then mechanically phritis and pyelonephritis, which together drawn to a dialyzer with an artificial se­ make up 50% of the basic diseases), other http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics Karger

Quality of Life in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease in Relation to the Method of Treatment

Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics , Volume 54 (2-3): 11 – Jan 1, 1990

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Karger
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© 1990 S. Karger AG, Basel
ISSN
0033-3190
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1423-0348
DOI
10.1159/000288390
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© 1990 S. Karger AG. Basel Psychother Psyehosom 1990:54:161-171 0033-3190/90/0543-0161 $2.75/0 Quality of Life in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease in Relation to the Method of Treatment U. Koch. F A. Muthnv Psychologisches Institut. Freiburg i.Br.. FRG Chronic Renal Insufficiency and Its According to the European Dialysis and Relation to the Concept of “Quality of Transplant Association (EDTA), by the end of 1986 there were more than 20,000 pa­ Life’ tients suffering from chronic renal insuffi­ As there are very different underlying ciency in West Germany, 82% of whom were treated with hemodialysis (HD). 15% with a causes of chronic renal failure, its onset can be relatively short term or it can last for transplant (mostly from deceased donors) years [see also Darmady and Mclver. 1980; and 3% with peritoneal dialysis (PD). HD works on the following principles: Ritz, 1985). Among the most frequent causes Blood is taken by means of an arteriovenous are autoimmune and inflammatory pro­ fistula, the so-called shunt, usually placed at cesses of the kidney (especially glomerulone­ the patient’s arm, and is then mechanically phritis and pyelonephritis, which together drawn to a dialyzer with an artificial se­ make up 50% of the basic diseases), other

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Published: Jan 1, 1990

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