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Body Mass Index and Mortality Risk in Asian Peritoneal Dialysis Patients in Hong Kong—Impact of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Status
♦ Background: Obesity increases mortality in the general population, but improves survival in hemodialysis patients. In peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients, the reported effect is controversial. WeExpand
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Risk Factors and Outcomes of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing E. Coli Peritonitis in Capd Patients
  • T. Yip, K. Tse, +7 authors W. Lo
  • Medicine
  • Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of…
  • 1 March 2006
Objective To determine the risk factors and outcomes of peritonitis caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD).Expand
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Enhanced Psychosocial Support for Caregiver Burden for Patients With Chronic Kidney Failure Choosing Not to Be Treated by Dialysis or Transplantation: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.
BACKGROUND Family caregivers of patients with chronic kidney failure have increased burden, as reflected by their high frequency of physical and mental disturbances. The impact of enhancedExpand
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Prevalence of Cognitive Impairment Among Peritoneal Dialysis Patients, Impact on Peritonitis and Role of Assisted Dialysis
♦ Background: Chronic renal failure and aging are suggested as risk factors for cognitive impairment (CI). We studied the prevalence of CI among peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients using MontrealExpand
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The Choice of Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Implantation Technique by Nephrologists
Peritoneal dialysis catheter (PDC) is the lifeline of peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. One of the critical issues for successful PD is a well-functioning PDC which is timely inserted. It is theExpand
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Risks and Outcomes of Peritonitis after Flexible Colonoscopy in CAPD Patients
  • T. Yip, K. Tse, +7 authors W. Lo
  • Medicine
  • Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of…
  • 1 September 2007
Objective The ISPD 2005 guidelines for peritonitis recommend antibiotic prophylaxis for patients undergoing colonoscopy with polypectomy while on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) butExpand
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COLONIC DIVERTICULOSIS AS A RISK FACTOR FOR PERITONITIS IN CHINESE PERITONEAL DIALYSIS PATIENTS
  • T. Yip, K. Tse, +7 authors W. Lo
  • Medicine
  • Peritoneal Dialysis International
  • 1 March 2010
♦ Objectives: The risk of development of enteric peritonitis in Chinese peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients with colonic diverticulosis is not known. There have been no reports on whether colonicExpand
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Clinical Course and Outcomes of Single-Organism Enterococcus Peritonitis in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients
  • T. Yip, K. Tse, +7 authors W. Lo
  • Medicine
  • Peritoneal Dialysis International
  • 1 September 2011
♦ Background and Objectives: Enterococci are part of the normal flora of the gastrointestinal tract. They can cause enteric peritonitis, which is a serious complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD).Expand
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Epidemiology and Clinical Characteristics of Acinetobacter Peritoneal Dialysis-Related Peritonitis in Hong Kong—With a Perspective on Multi-Drug and Carbapenem Resistance
♦ Background: Acinetobacter spp. is an important cause of peritoneal dialysis (PD)-related peritonitis, but studies on Acinetobacter peritonitis have been scarce. In view of the rising concern ofExpand
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Impact of a Low-Glucose Peritoneal Dialysis Regimen on Fibrosis and Inflammation Biomarkers
♦ Background: The impact of a low-glucose peritoneal dialysis (PD) regimen on biomarkers of peritoneal inflammation, fibrosis and membrane integrity remains to be investigated. ♦ Methods: In aExpand
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