Journal Watch - Peritoneal Dialysis Duration
Risk Factors for Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis
EPS is a rare but devastating complication of PD. Among a series of 703 PD patients in Japan between 1980 and 2015, 6.3% developed EPS. Identified risk factors included a history of longer-duration peritonitis and longer time on PD, while use of biocompatible PD fluid reduced the risk. Read the abstract.
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