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J Liaquat Uni Med Health Sci. 2013; 12(2): 94-97

Frequency of Acute Complications during Haemodialysis

Rashid Ahmed Shaikh, Shamsuddin Solangi, Suresh Kumar Rathi, Qurban Hussain Shaikh.


OBJECT: to find out frequency of various acute complications during haemodialysis.
STUDY DESIGN: Prospective study.
PLACE & DURATION: The haemodialysis unit of Isra University Hospital, Hyderabad, over period of 27 months, November 2010 to January 2013.
METHODOLOGY: The Patients of end stage renal disease and advance acute renal failure provided dialysis and observed for any acute complication during haemodialysis.
RESULT: In total 176 patients, male were 166 (66%) and female were 60 (34%). A total of 2171
haemodialysis session were performed. Hypotension was observed during 12 (5.84%) dialysis
session, Hypertension in 77 (3.54%) session. Vomiting in 70 (3.22%), muscles cramps in 67
(3.08%), fever in 33 (1.52%), Headache in 20 (0.9%) and chest pain 21 (0.96%) dialysis sessions.
CONCLUSION: Haemodialysis is a life saving treatment procedure but it is not without complications and frequent complication are hypotension, Hypertension, Muscle cramps and vomiting.

Key words: Haemodialysis, end stage renal disease (ESRD), complications, acute renal failure (A.R.F).

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