Inflammation and extracellular volume expansion are related to sodium and water removal in patients on peritoneal dialysis.

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BACKGROUND Inflammation is an important risk for mortality in dialysis patients. Extracellular fluid volume (ECFv) expansion, a condition commonly seen in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients, may be associated with inflammation. However, published support for this relationship is scarce. OBJECTIVES To quantify the proportion of patients on PD with… (More)

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