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Progress in Peritoneal Dialysis

Progress in Peritoneal Dialysis is based on judgement of a number of abstracts, submitted by interested people involved in various aspects of peritoneal dialysis. The book has a wide scope, ranging from in-vitro experiments, mathematical modelling, and clinical studies. The interested reader will find state of the art essays on various aspects of peritoneal dialysis relevant to expand their knowledge on this underused modality of renal replacement therapy.

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Progress in Peritoneal DialysisEdited by Ray Krediet

Published: October 21st 2011

DOI: 10.5772/891

ISBN: 978-953-307-390-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6525-5

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

29663 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

14 Web of Science Citations

11 Dimensions Citations


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1. Representations of Peritoneal Tissue – Mathematical Models in Peritoneal Dialysis

By Magda Galach, Andrzej Werynski, Bengt Lindholm and Jacek Waniewski


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2. Distributed Models of Peritoneal Transport

By Joanna Stachowska-Pietka and Jacek Waniewski


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3. Membrane Biology During Peritoneal Dialysis

By Kar Neng Lai and Joseph C.K. Leung


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4. Angiogenic Activity of the Peritoneal Mesothelium: Implications for Peritoneal Dialysis

By Janusz Witowski and Achim Jörres


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5. Matrix Metalloproteinases Cause Peritoneal Injury in Peritoneal Dialysis

By Ichiro Hirahara, Tetsu Akimoto, Yoshiyuki Morishita, Makoto Inoue, Osamu Saito, Shigeaki Muto and Eiji Kusano


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6. Proteomics in Peritoneal Dialysis

By Hsien-Yi Wang, Hsin-Yi Wu and Shih-Bin Su


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7. Peritoneal Dialysate Effluent During Peritonitis Induces Human Cardiomyocyte Apoptosis and Express Matrix Metalloproteinases-9

By Ching-Yuang Lin and Chia-Ying Lee


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8. A Renal Policy and Financing Framework to Understand Which Factors Favour Home Treatments Such as Peritoneal Dialysis

By Suzanne Laplante and Peter Vanovertveld


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9. Nutritional Considerations in Indian Patients on PD

By Aditi Nayak, Akash Nayak, Mayoor Prabhu and K S Nayak


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10. Hyponatremia and Hypokalemia in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

By Sejoong Kim


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11. Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis in Incident PD Patients in Scotland

By Robert Mactier and Michaela Brown


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12. Biocompatible Solutions for Peritoneal Dialysis

By Alberto Ortiz, Beatriz Santamaria and Jesús Montenegro


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