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65 Possible Causes for Dialysis Dementia

  • Dialysis Disequilibrium Syndrome

    […] or from aluminum in the dialysate were linked to the pathogenesis of dialysis dementia.[emedicine.medscape.com] Dialysis dementia 6. Excessive ultrafiltration and seizure 7. Hypoglycemia 8. Malignant hypertension 9.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cases of Wernicke syndrome associated with UE have been described in the literature, and Wernicke syndrome has been observed in patients with UE, dialysis dementia, or dialysis[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Dialysis Dementia

    Seven patients with dialysis dementia are described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Between September 1972 and January 1976 an outbreak of dialysis dementia affected 20 patients maintained by long-term hemodialysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract Dialysis dementia is a unique neurologic complication of renal failure associated with chronic dialysis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Reactive Depression

    BACKGROUND: The dominant diagnostic model of the classification of depression today is unitarian; however, since Kurt Schneider (1920) introduced the concept of endogenous depression and reactive depression, the binary model has still often been used on a clinical basis. Notwithstanding this, to our knowledge, there[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dementia

    Postsurgical status Cardiac Hip Transplant Burns Abrupt discontinuation of alcohol or drugs Malnourishment Chronic hepatic disease Dialysis Parkinson’s disease HIV infection[aafp.org] Postsurgical status Cardiac Hip Transplant Burns Abrupt discontinuation of alcohol or drugs Malnourishment Chronic hepatic disease Dialysis Parkinson's disease HIV infection[web.archive.org] […] characteristics Hospitalized elderly Multiple medical conditions Multiple medications Terminally ill Children Sensory (hearing or visual) deprivation Sleep deprived Medical conditions Dementia[aafp.org]

  • Alzheimer Disease

    dementia.[web.archive.org] Brain-aluminium concentration in dialysis encephalopathy. The Lancet. 1978:901–903. [ PubMed ] 18. Flendrig JA, Kruis H, Das HA. Aluminium and dialysis dementia.[oadoi.org] Methods of dialysis have since been improved and doctors are better able to predict and prevent this form of dementia.[alzheimers.org.uk]

  • Delirium

    Postsurgical status Cardiac Hip Transplant Burns Abrupt discontinuation of alcohol or drugs Malnourishment Chronic hepatic disease Dialysis Parkinson’s disease HIV infection[aafp.org] […] characteristics Hospitalized elderly Multiple medical conditions Multiple medications Terminally ill Children Sensory (hearing or visual) deprivation Sleep deprived Medical conditions Dementia[aafp.org]

  • Uremic Encephalopathy

    […] known as dialysis dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Renal dialysis in chronic renal failure or end-stage renal disease is associated with dysequilibrium and dementia.[symptoma.com] The frequency of dialysis dementia has been reduced with the use of aluminium-free dialysate (Burn & Bates, 1998).[alzheimer-europe.org]

  • Psychosis

    American Psychiatric Association ( 1987 ) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (3rd edn, revised) (DSM–III–R). Washington, DC : APA. Bebbington, P. & Kuipers, L. ( 1995 ) The predictive utility of expressed emotion in schizophrenia: an aggregate analysis. Psychological Medicine, 24, 707 – 718. Beiser, M.,[…][doi.org]

  • Acute Kidney Failure

    Dialysis may be needed to facilitate removal of accumulated nitrogenous waste in the blood.[symptoma.com] It is mandatory in cases of cessation of micturation, dementia, pericarditis, and high potassium blood level.[symptoma.com]

  • Alcohol Dementia

    She has beginning stages of dementia, and she is on dialysis for kidney issues. Due to her long alcohol abuse and health issues she can't quit cold turkey.[agingcare.com] Alzheimer's & Dementia 2016 U.S. National Library of Medicine. " Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome ." Medical Encyclopedia Updated February 2016[alcoholism.about.com] […] are other risk factors for developing the condition, including: Anorexia Overly-stringent dieting Fasting Starvation Weight loss surgery Uncontrolled vomiting AIDS Kidney dialysis[alcoholism.about.com]

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