Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis is responsible for an increase in plasma norepinephrine.


OBJECTIVE To investigate the reason for increasing norepinephrine (NE) levels reported in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients. METHODS Norepinephrine was measured in the plasma and peritoneal dialysate of CAPD patients (n = 22) and in the plasma and the urine of healthy subjects (n = 20). It was also measured in the plasma of… (More)