Peritoneal equilibration test in Indian patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: does it affect patient outcome?

@article{Agarwal2000PeritonealET,
  title={Peritoneal equilibration test in Indian patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis: does it affect patient outcome?},
  author={Dipti Agarwal and Ajay Parkash Sharma and Arvin Gupta and Raj Kumar Sharma and Chandra Mani Pandey and Ramesh N. Kumar and Sulabha Masih},
  journal={Advances in peritoneal dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis},
  year={2000},
  volume={16},
  pages={148-51}
}
The variations in peritoneal equilibration test (PET) characteristics in various ethnic groups have been reported. Data are scarce regarding the pattern of membrane characteristics in Indian patients. The factors affecting PET and the PET, in turn, affecting patient outcome are controversial issues. We prospectively analyzed 41 patients to evaluate: (1) the pattern of PET characteristics in Indian patients; (2) the factors affecting the PET; (3) the effect of membrane characteristics on patient… CONTINUE READING

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