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      Efficacy of Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty for Patients on Hemodialysis

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          Ischemic heart disease has become more important in regard to mortality in hemodialysis (HD) patients. We examined the therapeutic outcome of initial percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTCA) in maintenance HD patients with angina pectoris. They consisted of 8 men and 4 women with a mean age of 56.3 ± 8.6 years and a mean duration of HD of 4.3 ± 4.0 years. Thirty-six non-HD patients treated with initial PTCA were matched for age, sex and coronary risk factors, and used as a control. Angiographic lesion success was confirmed by angiography in 21 (84%) of the 25 stenotic sites attempted and clinical success was obtained in 9 (75%) of the 12 HD patients, while there were 40 (78%) lesions successfully removed out of the 51 stenotic sites and there were 26 (72%) clinically successful cases out of the 36 non-HD patients, respectively. Angina recurred in 4 (44%) of 9 HD patients, and in 10 (38%) of 26 non-HD patients after successful PTCA, where the follow-up periods were 23 ± 20 and 28 ± 25 months, respectively. There was no significant difference in cumulative lesion survival curve between the two groups. In conclusion, PTCA for chronic HD patients is as effective as that for non-HD patients, at least regarding initial PTCA.

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          Journal
          AJN
          Am J Nephrol
          10.1159/issn.0250-8095
          American Journal of Nephrology
          S. Karger AG
          0250-8095
          1421-9670
          1999
          February 1999
          22 March 1999
          : 19
          : 1
          : 38-44
          Affiliations
          Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
          Article
          13423 Am J Nephrol 1999;19:38–44
          10.1159/000013423
          10085448
          © 1999 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Figures: 1, Tables: 5, References: 34, Pages: 7
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