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Peritoneal Dialysis Summary

Description: Dialysis fluid being introduced into and removed from the peritoneal cavity as either a continuous or an intermittent procedure.

Also Known As: Dialyses, Peritoneal; Dialysis, Peritoneal; Peritoneal Dialyses

Networked: 7107 relevant articles (242 outcomes, 621 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Peritoneal Dialysis is Relevant

  1. Chronic Kidney Failure (Chronic Renal Failure) : 46 outcomes 169 studies in 1458 results
  2. Peritonitis : 39 outcomes 120 studies in 1683 results
  3. Renal Insufficiency (Renal Failure) : 23 outcomes 16 studies in 440 results
  4. Infection : 12 outcomes 44 studies in 547 results
  5. Acute Kidney Injury (Acute Renal Failure) : 12 outcomes 6 studies in 315 results
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Drugs Related to Peritoneal Dialysis

  1. Glucose (Dextrose)
  2. icodextrin (Extraneal)
  3. Vancomycin
  4. darbepoetin alfa (Aranesp)
  5. Creatinine
  6. Erythropoietin
  7. Mupirocin (Bactroban)
  8. Urea (Carbamide)
  9. Gentamicins (Gentamicin)
  10. Ceftazidime (Fortum)
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Therapies Related to Peritoneal Dialysis

  1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
  2. Catheters
  3. Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD)
  4. Kidney Transplantation
  5. Renal Replacement Therapy (Therapies, Renal Replacement)
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