Canan Sanlidag

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In the present study, we prospectively investigated the effects of once- or thrice-weekly prophylactic application of mupirocin to catheter exit sites on Staphylococcus aureus carriage, methicillin and mupirocin resistance, and catheter-related infections in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients. We enrolled 36 CAPD patients (men/women:(More)
Application of mupirocin to the nares or catheter exit site and frequency of mupirocin administration in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients remain controversial. The objective of our study was to evaluate, using a historical control group, the efficacy on CAPD-related infections of once-weekly application of mupirocin at the catheter(More)
Dialysis adequacy has gained particular interest for the assessment of the quality of dialysis in patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD) and continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). Kt/V is used as a test of dialysis adequacy in HD and CAPD patients. The aim of this study was to compare two different Kt/V methods in CAPD patients. A practical method(More)
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