Musculoskeletal Abnormalities of the Ten-Year Hemodialysis Patient

  • Gilbert F. Gelfand
  • Harry Bienenstock
  • Morrell M. Avram
  • David Rosenblum


Hemodialysis and renal transplantation have increased longevity in the chronic renal failure patient. Increased longevity, however, has been associated with many new medical problems. These problems derive from both ongoing chronic renal failure and the hemodialysis regimen.


Chronic Renal Failure Hemodialysis Patient Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Vascular Calcification Musculoskeletal Symptom 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gilbert F. Gelfand
    • 1
  • Harry Bienenstock
    • 1
    • 2
  • Morrell M. Avram
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • David Rosenblum
    • 5
  1. 1.Division of RheumatologyThe Long Island College HospitalBrooklynUSA
  2. 2.Department of MedicineThe Long Island College HospitalBrooklynUSA
  3. 3.The Avram Center for Kidney Diseases, Division of NephrologyThe Long Island College HospitalBrooklynUSA
  4. 4.Brooklyn Kidney Center and Nephrology Foundation of BrooklynBrooklynUSA
  5. 5.Department of RadiologyThe Long Island College HospitalUSA

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