Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis in pediatric patients: a 20-month experience.

@article{Salusky1983ContinuousAP,
  title={Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis in pediatric patients: a 20-month experience.},
  author={Isidro B. Salusky and Joel David Kopple and Richard N. Fine},
  journal={Kidney international. Supplement},
  year={1983},
  volume={15},
  pages={S101-5}
}
Thirty-six patients aged 1.6 to 18.8 years with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) underwent continuous, ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) between August, 1980, and May, 1982. With four or five exchanges daily, the mean serum urea and creatinine levels were 75 +/- 24 mg/dl and 9.2 +/- 3.1 mg/dl, respectively, hypertension was controlled in 34 of 36 patients without antihypertensive medications, and transfusion requirements were minimal in nephric patients (0.20 U/month). Despite added energy… CONTINUE READING

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