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Peritoneal Fibrosis Summary

Description: Disorder characterized by a wide range of structural changes in PERITONEUM, resulting from fibrogenic or inflammatory processes. Peritoneal fibrosis is a common complication in patients receiving PERITONEAL DIALYSIS and contributes to its gradual decrease in efficiency.

Also Known As: Encapsulating Peritoneal Scleroses; Fibroses, Peritoneal; Fibrosing Syndrome, Peritoneal; Fibrosing Syndromes, Peritoneal; Fibrosis, Peritoneal Show All >>

Networked: 639 relevant articles (29 outcomes, 72 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Peritoneal Fibrosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. chlorhexidine gluconate (Dyna-Hex) : 3 outcomes 13 studies in 34 results : FDA 42 Generic
  2. Glucose (Dextrose) : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 59 results : FDA 175 Generic
  3. Tamoxifen : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 19 results : FDA 12 Generic
  4. Small Interfering RNA (siRNA) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  5. Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1 : 1 outcome 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  6. PPAR gamma : 1 outcome 2 studies in 6 results : IBA
  7. Prednisolone (Predate) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : FDA 55 Generic
  8. rosiglitazone (Avandia) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 12
  9. rho-Associated Kinases : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  10. Vitamin D : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 10 Generic
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Diseases Related to Peritoneal Fibrosis

  1. Peritoneal Fibrosis
  2. Peritonitis
  3. Inflammation
  4. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  5. Uremia
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Key Therapies for Peritoneal Fibrosis

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  1. Peritoneal Dialysis : 8 outcomes 21 studies in 385 results
  2. Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 87 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome in 9 results
  4. Microbubbles : 1 outcome in 3 results
  5. Intraperitoneal Injections : 3 studies in 12 results
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