Roberto Corciulo

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Monitoring of dialysis sessions is crucial as different stress factors can yield suffering or critical situations. Specialized personnel is usually required for the administration of this medical treatment; nevertheless, subjects whose clinical status can be considered stable require different monitoring strategies when compared with subjects with critical(More)
The 2010 Italian Society of Nephrology Peritoneal Dialysis Study Group (GSPD-SIN) census (Cs-10) involved the 224 Centers performing PD in Italy. PD was used as 1st treatment in 23.3% (1429/4695) of pts (Cs-08:22.8%; Cs-05:24.2%), with 53.4% of them using CAPD. The use of incremental CAPD increased in Cs-10 (Cs-10:35.3%; Cs-08:25.7%; Cs-05:13.6%; p<0.0001).(More)
The purpose of this best practice is to briefly define what has now been accepted regarding encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS), highlighting the latest developments and outlining future lines of research. The medical therapy that can be proposed (to be discussed individually, verifying the individual features of the patient) appears to include(More)
BACKGROUND The current 3rd edition of the Italian Society of Nephrology guidelines has been drawn up to summarize evidence of key intervention issues on the basis of systematic reviews (SR) of randomized trials (RCT) or RCT data only. The present guideline report evidence of catheter-related interventions to prevent peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis (PD).(More)
OBJECTIVE To know PD modalities and results in Italy. METHODS The Census was carried out by means of an on-line questionnaire in all the 224 non-pediatric public centers which performed PD in 2012. The results were compared with those of previous Censuses. RESULTS Incidence. In 2012 PD was begun (first treatment for ESRD) by 1,433 pts (CAPD: 54.3%) and(More)
Hyponatremia is a common condition in hospitalized patients, with an incidence rate of about 30%. Acute severe hyponatremia is frequently acquired in hospital, due to surgery or an injudicious use of fluid infusions, or the use of nephrotoxic drugs or those stimulating excessive natruresis. A 59 year old male was hospitalized under emergency conditions in(More)