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Primary cadaver kidney transplantation in older patients: survival equal to dialysis.
Golper TA, Barry JM, Bennett WM, Porter GA
(1978) Trans Am Soc Artif Intern Organs 24: 282-7
MeSH Terms: Aging, Cadaver, Graft Survival, Histocompatibility, Humans, Kidney Transplantation, Middle Aged, Mortality, Renal Dialysis, Transplantation, Homologous
Show Abstract · Added August 10, 2015
In our experience, primary cadaver kidney transplantation is a reasonable alternative to dialysis in the older patient with ESRD. The probability for a transplant success is no different from that of other age groups receiving their first grafts from cadaver donors and the quality of life after transplantation is equal to or exceeds that obtained with chronic dialysis.
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Adrenocorticotropin-cortisol axis abnormalities in hemodialysis patients.
McDonald WJ, Golper TA, Mass RD, Kendall JW, Porter GA, Girard DE, Fischer MD
(1979) J Clin Endocrinol Metab 48: 92-5
MeSH Terms: Adrenocorticotropic Hormone, Blood Pressure, Dexamethasone, Humans, Hydrocortisone, Metyrapone, Renal Dialysis, Uremia
Show Abstract · Added August 10, 2015
The ACTH-cortisol axis was studied in 15 hemodialysis patients. Basal plasma cortisol concentrations were found to be elevated and ACTH to be in the high normal range. Cortisol responded normally to exogenous ACTH, but neither cortisol nor ACTH were suppressed in response to oral dexamethasone. 11-Deoxycortisol and ACTH concentrations did not rise normally in response to either oral or iv metyrapone. We conclude that standard testing of the ACTH-cortisol axis in dialysis patients yields results suggesting Cushing's syndrome.
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