Is there such a thing as biocompatible peritoneal dialysis fluid?

  title={Is there such a thing as biocompatible peritoneal dialysis fluid?},
  author={Claus Peter Schmitt and Christoph Aufricht},
  booktitle={Pediatric Nephrology},
Introduction of the so-called biocompatible peritoneal dialysis (PD) fluids was based on a large body of experimental evidence and various clinical trials suggesting important clinical benefits. Of these, until now, only preservation of residual renal function—likely due to lower glucose degradation product load and, in case of icodextrin, improved fluid and blood pressure control—have consistently been proven, whereas the impact on important clinical endpoints such as infectious complications… CONTINUE READING
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