Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation

: 2008  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 650-

Author's reply

Nauman Tarif, Jamal Al-Wakeel 
 Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Nauman Tarif
Saudi Arabia

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Tarif N, Al-Wakeel J. Author's reply.Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 2008;19:650-650

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We would like to thank Dr. Diskin for pro­viding additional information on the ever increasing interest in understanding the hemo­dialysis and its implications on the human milieu. This is more important since as Dr. Diskin has suggested that these subtle changes may represent ischemia. We would like to acknowledge that the important work done by Dr. Diskin [1],[2],[3] was missed in our discussion and his interest in our article has given us new avenues to work on. Since end stage renal disease patients have a lot of co­ morbidities; especially cardiac, such studies would result in devising dialysate solutions with minimal stress of the dialysis procedure.


1Diskin CJ, Salzsieder KH, Solomon RJ, Carvalho JS, Trebbin WM. Electrocardio­graphic changes following dialysis. Nephron 1981;27(2):94-100.
2Diskin CJ. R wave increases after hemo­dialysis revisited. Ann Noninvasive Electro­cardiol 2006;11(2):198-9.
3Gelber CM, Diskin CJ, Claunch BC, et al. Thallium-201 myocardial imaging in patients on chronic hemodialysis. Nephron 1984;36 (2):136-42.