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Hydration status does not influence peritoneal equilibration test ultrafiltration volumes

Davenport A, Michelle Kay Willicombe
Used Parameters : TBW

Publication Year : 2009

Country : UK

Journal : Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

Background and objectives: The peritoneal equilibration test (PET) was developed some 25 yr ago and has been used to help prescribe peritoneal dialysis. However, PET is affected by several factors, including diabetes and inflammation. It was speculated that extracellular fluid overload would increase PET ultrafiltration volumes, and therefore the usefulness of the PET in routine clinical practice was audited. Design, setting, participants, & measurements: Data from 211 consecutive patients attending a university teaching hospital for a standard …
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