Diagnosis and management of encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis.

  • Carol A. Pollock
  • Published 2001 in
    Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of…


Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis is a rare but clinically important complication of peritoneal dialysis. In patients on long-term peritoneal dialysis, the high prevalence of the complication warrants a high index of suspicion and a low threshold for investigation--particularly in patients with ultrafiltration loss. Laparoscopic inspection of the… (More)