Peritoneal dialysis: how we can achieve improvement of PD penetration.

@article{Biesen2007PeritonealDH,
  title={Peritoneal dialysis: how we can achieve improvement of PD penetration.},
  author={Wim A Van Biesen},
  journal={Prilozi},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={267-74}
}
Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a well established renal replacement therapy (RRT). It appears to have some excellent properties as a first line RRT, as it preserves residual renal function, improves clearance of middle and larger solutes and preserves vascular access. To improve PD penetration, it is necessary to have a well established pre-dialysis programme, as information seems to be the clue in the choice and the success of PD. Furthermore, it is important that patients and nurses are well… CONTINUE READING