Pleuroperitoneal Communication in a Patient With Peritoneal Dialysis: An Interesting Case for the Surgeon

Publication date: May 2018Source: Cirugía Española (English Edition), Volume 96, Issue 5Author(s): José Felipe Reoyo Pascual, Carlos Cartón Hernández, Raquel León Miranda, Vanesa Camarero Temiño, Javier Sánchez Manuel
Source: Cirugia Espanola - Category: Surgery Source Type: research

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Source: Renal Failure - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Ren Fail Source Type: research
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The triglyceride (TG) to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) ratio (TG/HDL-C) has been suggested as a simple method to identify unfavorable cardiovascular (CV) outcomes in the general population. The ...
Source: Lipids in Health and Disease - Category: Lipidology Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
ABSTRACTBackgroundTrends and clinical factors associated with prescribing choices for oral P2Y12 inhibitors (P2Y12-I) remain unknown for patients on chronic dialysis, i.e., with end-stage renal disease (ESRD).MethodsFrom 2011 –2014 U.S. Renal Data System registry, we identified 36,542 ESRD patients who received new prescriptions for P2Y12-I (median age 64.0 years and 54% males). Of the cohort, 93% were receiving hemodialysis and 7% on peritoneal dialysis. We analyzed trends and investigated clinical factors associated with specific P2Y12-I prescribed.ResultsClopidogrel was prescribed for 95%, prasugrel for 3%, and ti...
Source: Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Peritoneal fibrosis is the most common complication of peritoneal dialysis, but there is currently no effective treatment. We previously reported that suramin pretreatment prevents the development of peritonea...
Source: BMC Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
In this study, our aim was to verify whether dialysis type determined outcomes on the pancreas graft and whether dialysis type was a risk factor for graftectomy or recipient death. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Our study group included 44 simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant patients. Analyzed parameters included type and duration of dialysis treatment, age, sex, long-term pancreas graft survival and patient survival, overall mortality, and number of graftectomies. RESULTS: Of 44 patients, 3 (7%) required a graftectomy. Mortality rate of the group was 5%. Of 44 patients, 33 had hemodialysis and 11 had peritoneal ...
Source: Experimental and Clinical Transplantation : official journal of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation - Category: Transplant Surgery Authors: Tags: Exp Clin Transplant Source Type: research
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Source: CEN Case Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Diabetes Investigation - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Condition:   Compliance, Patient Intervention:   Device: HomeChoice Claria APD machine with SHARESOURCE Sponsor:   E-DA Hospital Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Authors: Krediet RT PMID: 31690706 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Peritoneal Dialysis International - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Perit Dial Int Source Type: research
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