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Hypoxemia during hemodialysis.
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PMID:  6748107     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Decrease in arterial oxygen tension has been reported during hemodialysis.(1-3) The etiology of the hypoxemia has not been clearly demonstrated. Intravascular leukostasis,(1) pulmonary arterial microembolization,(3) and loss of CO(2) through the dialyzer are some of the explanations given for this abnormality.(2,4) Why a small percentage of hemodialysis patients develop profound, symptomatic hypoxemia has not been satisfactorily explained.
C R Nath
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the National Medical Association     Volume:  76     ISSN:  0027-9684     ISO Abbreviation:  J Natl Med Assoc     Publication Date:  1984 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-08-29     Completed Date:  1984-08-29     Revised Date:  2010-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503090     Medline TA:  J Natl Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  627-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anoxia / etiology*,  therapy
Middle Aged
Renal Dialysis / adverse effects*

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