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Early and late peritoneal dialysate leaks in patients on CAPD.
Dialysate leaks, which occurred in 386 CAPD patients over 11 years, were analyzed retrospectively. 18 patients developed 21 early leaks (within 30 days of catheter insertion) and 18 patientsExpand
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Hypercatabolism in dialysis patients
Purpose of reviewThis article will provide a comprehensive review and update on recent advances in the field of protein-energy wasting and protein kinetics in patients with end-stage renal disease.Expand
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Temporal profile of serum potassium concentration in nondiabetic and diabetic outpatients on chronic dialysis.
We analyzed routine serum potassium concentration measurements and conditions temporally associated with abnormalities in potassium concentration in outpatients on chronic hemodialysis (136Expand
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Interleukin-6 modulates hepatic and muscle protein synthesis during hemodialysis.
Increased demand for amino acids to sustain acute-phase protein synthesis could be the stimulus for the increased muscle protein catabolism during hemodialysis (HD). This could be attenuated byExpand
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Nephropathy in dietary hyperoxaluria: A potentially preventable acute or chronic kidney disease.
Hyperoxaluria can cause not only nephrolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis, but also renal parenchymal disease histologically characterized by deposition of calcium oxalate crystals throughout the renalExpand
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Respiratory failure in diabetic ketoacidosis.
Respiratory failure complicating the course of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a source of increased morbidity and mortality. Detection of respiratory failure in DKA requires focused clinicalExpand
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Symptomatic Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-Positive Disease Complicating Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis: To Treat or Not to Treat?
A 54-year-old man was diagnosed with Streptococcus mutans endocarditis of the mitral valve. Serological tests disclosed the presence of multiple autoantibodies including c-ANCA, anti-PR3 andExpand
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Symptomatic fluid retention in patients on continuous peritoneal dialysis.
The clinical features, pathogenesis, management, prognosis, and predictors of symptomatic fluid gain (SFR) were analyzed for 71 episodes occurring in 66 patients on continuous peritoneal dialysis,Expand
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Peritonitis Associated with Intra-Abdominal Pathology in Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Patients
Features helpful in diagnosis and associated with death were evaluated In 26 episodes of peritonitis associated with intra-abdominal pathology (IAP) In continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysisExpand
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Infections and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies: triggering mechanisms.
The precise cause of the antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCA) autoimmunity is not known and is likely to be multifactorial. Infections may trigger formation of ANCA and a fraction of theExpand
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