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Comparison of volume status in asymptomatic haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis outpatients

Papakrivopoulou E, Davenport A et al.
Used Parameters : TBW

Publication Year : 2012

Country : UK

Journal : Nephron Extra

Background: The majority of haemodialysis (HD) patients gain weight between dialysis sessions and thereby become volume overloaded, whereas peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a more continuous technique. Cardiovascular mortality and hypertension is increased with both treatment modalities. We therefore wished to compare volume status in PD and HD to determine whether PD patients are chronically volume overloaded, as a risk factor for cardiovascular mortality. Study Design, Setting and Participants: We retrospectively audited …
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