Glucotoxicity in peritoneal dialysis--solutions for the solution!

@article{Holmes2007GlucotoxicityIP,
  title={Glucotoxicity in peritoneal dialysis--solutions for the solution!},
  author={Clifford John Holmes},
  journal={Advances in chronic kidney disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={269-78}
}
Glucose has served well as the prototypical osmotic agent in peritoneal dialysis for more than 2 decades, because it affords many of the characteristics required of a safe and effective osmotic agent. The disadvantages of glucose include its rapid dissipation from the peritoneum and its resulting limited UF efficiency capacity in high and high-average transporters, the associated metabolic response to absorbed glucose in all patients, and the local effects of glucose, glucose degradation… CONTINUE READING

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