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Peritonitis

Known as: Unspecified peritonitis, Inflammation of the peritoneum, Peritoneal inflammation 
Inflammation of the peritoneum due to infection by bacteria or fungi. Causes include liver disease, perforation of the gastrointestinal tract or… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Peritonitis is a common and serious complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD). Although less than 5% of peritonitis episodes… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
  • Andrew Davenport
  • Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of…
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 21059048
Background Over the past two decades, the rate of peritonitis in patients treated by peritoneal dialysis (PD) has been… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The standard approach to generalized peritonitis due to perforated diverticulitis involves open surgery and diversion… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Development of the acute and chronic inflammatory responses known as gout and pseudogout are associated with the deposition of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Peritonitis is a well-known cause of mortality in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. We carried out a retrospective study to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Blood monocytes are well-characterized precursors for macrophages and dendritic cells. Subsets of human monocytes with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Despite significant advances in intensive care therapy and antibiotics, severe sepsis accounts for 9% of all deaths in the United… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Aspirin (ASA) is unique among current therapies because it acetylates cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 enabling the biosynthesis of R… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The seven-transmembrane receptor CX(3)CR1 is a specific receptor for the novel CX(3)C chemokine fractalkine (FKN) (neurotactin… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
BACKGROUND Peritoneal infection and poor ultrafiltration continue to be the major causes of treatment failure in CAPD. The… Expand
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