Host defenses in APD.

@article{Brunkhorst2002HostDI,
  title={Host defenses in APD.},
  author={Reinhard R Brunkhorst},
  journal={Seminars in dialysis},
  year={2002},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={414-7}
}
The incidence of peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis (PD) has further decreased after the introduction of automated peritoneal dialysis (APD) into clinical routine. Technical advances such as a reduction in the number of connections, more motivated patients, and improved host defense mechanisms in APD have been described. We found that the long daytime… CONTINUE READING