CAPD for treatment of ESRD patients with ascites secondary to liver cirrhosis.

@article{Bajo1994CAPDFT,
  title={CAPD for treatment of ESRD patients with ascites secondary to liver cirrhosis.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a Auxiliadora Bajo and Rafael Selgas and Carlos Jim{\'e}nez and Gloria del Peso and Mario Jose Fern{\'a}ndez-Reyes and Francisco Javier Dapena and Fernando de {\'A}lvaro},
  journal={Advances in peritoneal dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis},
  year={1994},
  volume={10},
  pages={73-6}
}
The treatment of cirrhotic patients with ascites and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is complex. Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), as a continuous therapy, represents an alternative to hemodialysis-associated hemodynamic intolerance. We report our experience with 5 cirrhotic patients with ascites who were treated by CAPD. Three had been transferred from hemodialysis (HD) for intolerance. The hemodynamic tolerance was excellent in all patients, and solute and water peritoneal… CONTINUE READING

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