Peritoneal Dialysis

K HEPBURN1, K LAMBERT2, J MULLAN2, B MCALISTER2, M LONERGAN1, H HASSAN1 1Department of Renal Medicine, Wollongong Hospital, Wollongong, Australia, 2Centre for Health Research Illawarra Shoalhaven Population (CHRISP), University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia Aim: To examine peritonitis as a risk...
K MANERA1,2, A TONG1,2, J CRAIG1,2, J SHEN3, S JESUDASON4,5, Y CHO6,7,8, B SAUTENET1,2,9,M HOWELL1,2, A WANG10, E BROWN11, G BRUNIER12, J PERL13, J DONG14, M WILKIE15, R MEHROTRA16, R PECOITS-FILHO17, S NAICKER18, T DUNNING19, D JOHNSON6,7,8,20,21 1Sydney School of...
E VUJOVICH1, J CUENCA2, P MCLENNAN1, J HOLT2 1University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia, 2Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, Wollongong, Australia Aim: Examine the relationship between pre-treatment factors and peritoneal dialysis (PD) outcomes. Background: Patients with end stage kidney disease requiring...
V HERON1, A YOUNG1, S WILKINSON1, R BARTON1, A GUPTA1 1Darling Downs Hospital And Health Service, Toowoomba, Australia Background: Peritonitis is a common and serious complication seen in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. Kocuria, a genus of gram-positive organisms, has been...
G LOW1, J KOH2, G LOW3, S PANG1,H HTAY1, M FOO1, T CHONG1, C TAN1 1Singapore General Hospital, Singapore, Singapore, 2Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore, 3National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore Tenckhoff catheter longevity remains one of the leading challenges...
CW NG1, G HARRIS1, C HOLMES1 1Bendigo Health, Bendigo, Australia Aim: To study the prevalence and utility of backup arteriovenous fistula (AVF) in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD) at a rural centre in Victoria. Background: There are ongoing debates on...
D O’HARA1, K MURALI1, M WAYNE1 1Wollongong Hospital Renal Department, Wollongong, Australia Background: Peritoneal loose bodies (PLB) or “peritoneal mice” are typically caused by fat necrosis of epiploic appendages with resultant auto-amputation and subsequent calcification. The rate of incidence is...
B CHOY, L KWAN, M MOK, T CHAN 1Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Aim:To determine the incidence and outcome of tuberculous peritonitis among patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD) Background:Mycobacterial infection is prevalent in Asia. Peritonitis...
S BEK1, N EREN1 1Kocaeli University Hospital, Kocaeli, Turkey Aim: To compare retinal changes of peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients with healthy control group by using optical coherence tomography (OCT) and investigate the effects of age, gender and duration of PD...
WM WAYAN1 1Sarjito Hospital, Yogyakarta, Indonesia Background. Currently Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) and hemodialysis (HD) are the two main modalities of renal replacement therapy in many Asian countries with varying proportions. In Indonesia, the percentage of CAPD patients 2%...
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