• Medicine
  • Published 1985

SURFACE-ACTIVE MATERIAL IN PERITONEAL EFFLUENT OF CAPD PATIENTS

@inproceedings{Grahame1985SURFACEACTIVEMI,
  title={SURFACE-ACTIVE MATERIAL IN PERITONEAL EFFLUENT OF CAPD PATIENTS},
  author={G. R. Grahame and Mark G. Torchia and Katherine A. Dankewich and Ian Andrew Ferguson},
  year={1985}
}
The dialysis effluent of patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis contains a surface-active material (SAM). This is composed of phospholipids; on thinIayer chromatography, this appears to be mainly phosphatidylcholine. Similar to the material described by Hills on the pleural surfaces of dogs (4), this SAM markedly reduces surface tension and promotes water repellency. The authors postulate that it may playa role in ultrafiltration and in the prevention of infection in CAPD… CONTINUE READING

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