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Reproductive Potential of Patients Treated by Maintenance Haemodialysis

Br Med J 1969; 2 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5659.734 (Published 21 June 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;2:734

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  1. M. Elstein,
  2. E. K. M. Smith,
  3. J. R. Curtis

    Abstract

    Three of the wives of 25 men undergoing maintenance haemodialysis for terminal renal failure became pregnant. This suggests that fertility is not necessarily impaired in these patients and that contraceptive methods should be used by women patients at risk.