Acute systemic inflammation is associated with an increase in peritoneal solute transport rate in chronic peritoneal dialysis patients.

BACKGROUND This study was performed to evaluate the effects of acute systemic inflammation on peritoneal solute transport rate (PSTR) in chronic peritoneal dialysis (CPD) patients. METHODS A baseline standard peritoneal equilibration test (PET) was performed on each patient every 6 months, and blood concentration of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs… CONTINUE READING