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Does loss of residual renal function lead to increased volume overload and hypertension in peritoneal dialysis patients?

Fan S, Davenport A
Used Parameters : ECW/TBW

Publication Year : 2015

Country : UK

Journal : Peritoneal Dialysis International

Results Ninety-four adult PD patients, median age 56.0 (47.3–66.6) years, 47.9% male, 37.0% diabetic were studied (Figure 1). They had a median Stoke-Davies comorbidity score of 1 (0–3). Patients were predominantly from 3 major ethnic groups: 34% Caucasoid, 31.9% South Asian and 26.6% African/Afro-Caribbean. The median PD vintage at the time of oligo-anuria was 26.9 months (10.7–60.3), and the median time between assessments was 353 (301–388) days. About half (47.8%) of patients were using 7.5% icodextrin, 75.5 …
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