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BACKGROUND During peritoneal dialysis (PD), the peritoneum is exposed to bioincompatible dialysis fluids that cause epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition of mesothelial cells, fibrosis, and(More)
Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a form of renal replacement and is based on the use of the peritoneum as a semipermeable membrane across which ultrafiltration and diffusion take place. Nevertheless,(More)
BACKGROUND Peritoneal membrane deterioration during peritoneal dialysis (PD) is associated with epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) of mesothelial cells (MC), which is believed to be mainly(More)