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Association of B-type natriuretic peptide level with residual kidney function in incident peritoneal Dialysis patients

Y Kawai et al
Used Parameters : ECW/TBW

Publication Year : 2018

Country : Japan

Journal : Peritoneal Dialysis International

Background Residual kidney function (RKF) is an important factor influencing both technique and patient survival in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is considered a marker of cardio-renal syndrome. The relationship between BNP and RKF in PD patients remains unclear. Methods We conducted a prospective study of 89 patients who had started and continued PD for 6 months or more in Kyushu University Hospital between June 2006 and September 2015. Participants were divided into low BNP …
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