Yoshinari Hattori

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Objectives. Epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) is important for peritoneal deterioration. We evaluated the association between peritoneal solute transport rate (PSTR) and effluent markers related to EMT with adjusted values for effluent cancer antigen 125 (CA125). Methods. One hundred five incident peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients on PD for 25 (12-68)(More)
Keywords Umbilical hernia Á Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease A 44-year-old woman was diagnosed with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. Her mother has the same disease. Even after hemodialysis was started in 2003 due to end-stage renal failure, abdominal distention progressed and a protruding umbilical hernia became prominent (Fig. 1a,(More)
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