Hepatocyte growth factor ameliorates methylglyoxal-induced peritoneal inflammation and fibrosis in mouse model.

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Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is essential for patients with end-stage renal disease. Peritoneal fibrosis (PF) is a complex inflammatory, fibrogenic process. No effective treatments are available to prevent these processes. Hepatocyte […]

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Association between different peritoneal dialysis catheter placement methods and short-term postoperative complications.

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Considering that current peritoneal dialysis has its own shortcomings, In this study, the Seldinger technique was modified to explore the relationship between different catheter placement methods of peritoneal dialysis and […]

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Differences in physical symptoms between those with and without kidney disease: a comparative study across disease stages in a UK population.

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Those living with kidney disease (KD) report extensive symptom burden. However, research into how symptoms change across stages is limited. The aims of this study were to 1) describe symptom […]

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Burden of Kidney Disease, Health-Related Quality of Life, and Employment Among Patients Receiving Peritoneal Dialysis and In-Center Hemodialysis: Findings From the DOPPS Program.

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Individuals faced with decisions regarding kidney replacement therapy options need information on how dialysis treatments might affect daily activities and quality of life, and what factors might influence the evolution […]

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Prognostic significance of concentric left ventricular hypertrophy at peritoneal dialysis initiation.

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Concentric left ventricular hypertrophy (cLVH) is a common left ventricular geometric pattern in patients undergoing maintenance dialysis, including peritoneal dialysis (PD). The relationship between cLVH at PD initiation and the […]

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Development and Content Validity of a Patient-Reported Experience Measure for Home Dialysis.

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The population of patients with kidney failure in the United States using home dialysis modalities is growing rapidly. Unlike for in-center hemodialysis, there is no patient-reported experience measure for assessment […]

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Perceptions of exercise benefits and barriers: the influence on physical activity behaviour in individuals undergoing haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.

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Despite growing evidence about the benefits of physical activity and exercise in patients receiving dialysis, physical inactivity is highly prevalent. This may be due to uncertainty and lack of appropriate […]

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The role of personal attitudes of control and responsibility for the uptake of peritoneal dialysis- a national survey among dialysis patients.

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Although most patients are suitable for both hemodialysis (HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD), there seem to be differences in the outlook of patients who choose one modality over the other. […]

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Influence of peritoneal dialysis catheter type on complications and long-term outcomes: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis.

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There is currently no consensus regarding the optimal type of peritoneal dialysis catheter (PDC). We compared the outcomes of PDCs according to the number of cuffs, intercuff and intraperitoneal segment […]

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Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis caused by Mycobacteroides massiliense: the first case and review of the literature.

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Peritoneal dialysis (PD)-associated peritonitis caused by nontuberculous Mycobacterium is rare; however, the number of cases has increased over the past decades. Mycobacteroides massiliense is a subspecies of the Mycobacteroides abscessus […]

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Comparison of shared decision making in patients undergoing hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis for choosing a dialysis modality.

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Shared decision making (SDM) is recognized as the gold standard for patient-centered care. This study aimed to assess and compare the SDM among patients undergoing hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis for […]

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Impact of renal replacement therapies on olfactory ability: results of a cross-sectional case control study.

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Several studies have suggested that chronic kidney disease (CKD) may be associated with olfactory impairment. However, to date, the impact of renal replacement therapies has only been partly defined.We tested […]

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Estimation of Prevalence of Kidney Disease Treated With Dialysis in China: A Study of Insurance Claims Data.

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The national prevalence of dialysis in China has not been well studied. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of patients receiving dialysis and predict the trend using claims data in […]

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The association between self-management ability and malnutrition-inflammation-atherosclerosis syndrome in peritoneal dialysis patients: a cross-sectional study.

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The relationship between malnutrition-inflammation-atherosclerosis syndrome (MIAS) and self-management ability has not been previously revealed even though both play an important role in the management of peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients.In total, […]

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Prevalence, risk factors and impact on outcomes of 30-day unexpected rehospitalization in incident peritoneal dialysis patients.

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Rehospitalization is a major problem for end stage renal disease (ESRD) populations. However, researches on 30-day unexpected rehospitalzation of incident peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients were limited. This study aimed to […]

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Safety and utility of the alpha-replacer for treatment of intraluminal obstruction of peritoneal catheters by fibrin clots.

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The Moncrief-Popovich technique of peritoneal catheter implantation has beneficial effects for peritoneal dialysis (PD) initiation. However, it might increase the risk of peritoneal catheter obstruction by fibrin clots, because the […]

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Treating peritoneal dialysis catheter exit-site granulomas with chlorhexidine swabstick: A pilot study.

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Silver nitrate cauterisation is the conventional treatment for peritoneal dialysis catheter exit-site granulomas. However, it requires to be performed by nurses, patients often experience pain and chemical burns. Therefore, the […]

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Treating peritoneal dialysis catheter exit-site granulomas with chlorhexidine swabstick: A pilot study.

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Silver nitrate cauterisation is the conventional treatment for peritoneal dialysis catheter exit-site granulomas. However, it requires to be performed by nurses, patients often experience pain and chemical burns. Therefore, the […]

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End-Stage Kidney Disease and Dialysis in Pregnancy.

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End-stage kidney disease is associated with low fertility, with rates of conception in women on dialysis estimated at 1/100th of the general population. However, live birth rates are increasing over […]

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Soluble CD59 in peritoneal dialysis: a potential biomarker for peritoneal membrane function.

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Various studies have reported the importance of complement regulators in preventing mesothelial damage during peritoneal dialysis (PD). Its assessment, however, is limited in clinical practice due to the lack of […]

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Serum β2-microglobulin as a predictor of residual kidney function in peritoneal dialysis patients.

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While clinical guidelines recommend that residual kidney function (RKF) is measured in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients, 24-h urine collection is cumbersome and prone to errors. We wished to determine whether […]

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Overhydration and low serum prealbumin predict peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients.

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In this study, we focused on the role of overhydration (OH) and low serum prealbumin concentration in predicting peritonitis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients over a 3-year period.We […]

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Dialysis Modality and Mortality in Heart Failure: A Retrospective Study of Incident Dialysis Patients.

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Prior studies reported lower mortality with hemodialysis (HD) compared to peritoneal dialysis (PD) in patients with heart failure (HF). We examined mortality rate by initial dialysis modality in incident dialysis […]

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