Epidemiology of encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis in Japan.

Abstract

Since the first peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients with encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS) were reported in 1980, EPS has been considered primarily a fatal complication. The incidence of EPS in PD patients has been reported to range from 0.7% to 7.3%, and the rate appears to be higherin patients receiving long-term treatment. The most recent data from… (More)

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