Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Some Special Problems in Peritoneal Dialysis

Edited by Robert Ekart

University Clinical Centre Maribor, Slovenia

This book covers some special issues relevant to peritoneal dialysis and is a guide to the clinical practice of peritoneal dialysis. A team of international experts presents the latest information about novel peritoneal solutions, pharmacological preservation of peritoneal membrane, peritoneal dialysis catheters, assessment of volume status in PD patients, management of exit-site infection, microbiology of PD peritonitis, peritoneal dialysis in acute renal failure, and peritoneal dialysis and pregnancy.

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Some Special Problems in Peritoneal DialysisEdited by Robert Ekart

Published: September 7th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61982

ISBN: 978-953-51-2599-0

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2598-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7305-2

Copyright year: 2016

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1. Introductory Chapter: The Role of Peritoneal Dialysis Today

By Robert Ekart


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2. Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions

By Usman Mahmood, Yeoungjee Cho and David W. Johnson


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3. Pharmacological Preservation of Peritoneal Membrane in Peritoneal Dialysis

By Guadalupe Gónzalez-Mateo, Juan Manuel Gallardo, José Antonio Sánchez-Tomero, Pedro Majano, Elizabeth Flores-Maldonado, Ramón Paniagua, Rafael Selgas, Manuel López-Cabrera and Abelardo Aguilera


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4. Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters

By O. Obinwa, J. McLoughlin, D. Kavanagh and C. Wall


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5. Assessment of Volume Status in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

By Olga Balafa


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6. Diagnosis and Management of Exit Site Infection in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

By Desmond Y.H. Yap and Terence Yip


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7. Infectious Complications in Peritoneal Dialysis: The Spectrum of Causative Organisms and Recommended Treatment Options

By Daniel Kitterer, Joerg Latus, M. Dominik Alscher and Martin Kimmel


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8. Is Peritoneal Dialysis a Suitable Method of Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury?

By Damir Rebić and Vedad Herenda


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9. Peritoneal Dialysis and Pregnancy

By Amarpreet S. Sandhu


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