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Is extracellular volume expansion of peritoneal dialysis patients associated with greater urine output?

Nephrology
Author
Davenport A et al.
Used Parameters : ECW, ICW, ECW/TBW

Publication Year : 2011

Country : UK

Journal : Blood Purification

Background and Objectives: Residual renal function (RRF) is important for peritoneal dialysis (PD) technique failure and patient survival. Reduction in extracellular water (ECW) has been reported to reduce urine output. We audited volume status and RRF to determine whether ECW was linked to urinary output. Methods: We retrospectively audited PD patients who had RRF and multiple frequency bioimpedance spectroscopy assessments. Results: 550 patients were studied. Urine output was lower in males (p= 0.021), non-Caucasoids (p …
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