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BACKGROUND Peritoneal dialysis (PD) may be a useful technique in the treatment of patients with congestive heart failure, both with and without primary end-stage renal disease (ESRD). METHODS In the treatment of patients with ESRD and congestive heart failure (CHF), PD has theoretical advantages compared with haemodialysis (HD), such as the absence of an(More)
Many peritoneal dialysis patients are overhydrated. Overhydration may lead to hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy, and may be related to inflammation and malnutrition. The presence of overhydration is not always detected by clinical examination. Especially patients with peritoneal ultrafiltration failure and/or negligible residual renal function(More)
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