Peritoneal Dialysis: Practices, Complications and Outcomes


Marcia Bell (Editor)

Series: Nephrology Research and Clinical Developments
BISAC: MED055000

This book provides new research on peritoneal dialysis (PD). Chapter One reviews the practices and principles of peritoneal dialysis. Chapter Two focuses on various preventive measures of PD-related infections. Chapter Three discusses combined intermittet peritoneal dialysis and intestinal dialysis in the developing world. Chapter Four describes the use of peritoneal dialysis therapy for chronic heart failure. Chapter Five emphasizes on the indications and contraindications of PD and its advantages over hemodialysis. Chapter Six provides an update about the current knowledge in uremic FGF-23-klotho axis disorder and some therapies alternative are displayed.
(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Peritoneal Dialysis Practices and Principles
Bharat Sachdeva and Kenneth Abreo (LSU Health Shreveport School of Medicine, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA)

Chapter 2. Prevention of Peritoneal Dialysis-Related Infection
Shan Shan Chen and Zhi Qiang Xu (Nephrology Division, Department of Medicine at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA)

Chapter 3. Advances of Peritoneal Dialysis in the Developing World: Combined Intermittet Peritoneal Dialysis and Intestinal Dialysis
Professor Aamir Jalal Al Mosawi (Senior advisor doctor, Baghdad Medical City, Baghdad, Iraq)

Chapter 4. Peritoneal Dialysis Therapy for Chronic Heart Failure: Principles and Practice
Abhilash Koratala, S. Irfan Qadri and Amir Kazory (Division of Nephrology, Hypertension, and Renal Transplantation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA)

Chapter 5. Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement Technique Using Fluoroscopy and Ultrasound Guidance
Ahmed Kamel Abdel-Aal, Mohsen Nourbakhsh, Sherif Moawad, Amr Soliman Moustafa, Joseph Eason, and Nael Saad (Department of Radiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA)

Chapter 6. The FGF23-Klotho Axis and Cardiovascular Diseases in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients
Laura Salanova, Mario A Pavone, Emilio Gónzalez-Parra, José A Sánchez-Tomero, and Abelardo Aguilera Peralta (Servicio de Nefrología. Hospital Universitario de la Princesa, Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Princesa (IP), Madrid, Spain, and others)


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