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Peritoneal dialysis

Martin Wilkie and Sarah Jenkins

in Landmark Papers in Nephrology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2013 | ISBN: 9780199699254
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191763519 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199699254.003.0014

Series: Landmark Papers in

Peritoneal dialysis

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Chapter 14 features landmark papers that cover peritoneal dialysis, including continuous ambulatory PD (CAPD), peritoneal equilibration test (PET), the safety and effi cacy of icodextrin, the first report of ADEMEX, a randomized controlled trial (RCT) that helped establish a minimum dose of dialysis to be delivered, the EAPOS Study, which tested the adequacy of PD in patients with no residual renal function, and the complex barriers to self-care that need to be considered during shared decision-making about preferred dialysis modality.

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Subjects: Nephrology

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