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Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) Summary

Description: Portable peritoneal dialysis using the continuous (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) presence of peritoneal dialysis solution in the peritoneal cavity except for periods of drainage and instillation of fresh solution.

Also Known As: CAPD; Peritoneal Dialysis, Continuous Ambulatory

Networked: 4317 relevant articles (218 outcomes, 538 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis is Relevant

  1. Peritonitis : 81 outcomes 178 studies in 1786 results
  2. Chronic Kidney Failure (Chronic Renal Failure) : 30 outcomes 143 studies in 1029 results
  3. Infection : 15 outcomes 31 studies in 399 results
  4. Anemia : 14 outcomes 6 studies in 79 results
  5. Acidosis : 7 outcomes 5 studies in 21 results
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Drugs Related to Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

  1. Vancomycin
  2. Netilmicin (Netromycin)
  3. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
  4. Creatinine
  5. Erythropoietin
  6. pamidronate (APD)
  7. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  8. Coagulase
  9. Gentamicins (Gentamicin)
  10. Calcitriol (Calcijex)
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Therapies Related to Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

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