Experimental peritoneal sclerosis models should not be based on chlorhexidine gluconate anymore.

@article{Vlijm2011ExperimentalPS,
  title={Experimental peritoneal sclerosis models should not be based on chlorhexidine gluconate anymore.},
  author={Anniek Vlijm and Denise E. Sampimon and Marijke de Graaff and Dirk Gijsbert Struijk and Raymond Theodorus Krediet},
  journal={Nephron. Experimental nephrology},
  year={2011},
  volume={117 1},
  pages={e1-8}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Currently available rodent models of peritoneal sclerosis are not based on clinically relevant factors: renal failure in combination with exposure to bioincompatible fluids. Our aim was to develop a chronic peritoneal infusion model of peritoneal sclerosis in rats with renal failure. METHODS Male Wistar rats underwent a catheter… CONTINUE READING