Dialysis-related amyloidosis in a large CAPD population.

  title={Dialysis-related amyloidosis in a large CAPD population.},
  author={Luigi Catizone and G Viglietta and R. Cocchi and C Dadone and Amedeo De Vecchi and Adriana Giangrande and Gregor Lindner and Luigi Manili and Marialuisa Querques and Adriano Ramello},
  journal={Advances in peritoneal dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis},
We studied 212 patients from 13 Italian dialysis centers to evaluate the clinical aspects of dialysis-related amyloidosis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD). The mean age was 64.2 +/- 12.3 years and mean time on dialysis was 36.9 +/- 25.1 months. Residual diuresis was 615.7 +/- 554.0 mL/day and plasma beta 2-microglobulin (beta 2M) level… CONTINUE READING