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Intraperitoneal pressure in PD patients: relationship to intraperitoneal volume, body size and PD-related complications.

Authors
  • Dejardin, Agnès
  • Robert, Annie
  • Goffin, Eric
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association
Publication Date
May 01, 2007
Volume
22
Issue
5
Pages
1437–1444
Identifiers
PMID: 17308323
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

This study shows a strong linear correlation between IPP and IPV, a significant impact of BMI on IPP and a higher incidence of EP in patients with higher IPP. We recommend to measure IPP in PD patients to guide the prescription of intraperitoneal volumes.

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