Journal Watch - Nitrogen Removal
Must PD Stop when Residual Kidney Function is Gone?
Not necessarily. In a small, physiological study (n=15) of anuric CAPD patients with low Kt/V, fluid status, dietary intake, and nitrogen removal were all assessed. All were able to maintain good nutritional status, with no symptoms of nitrogen retention and good volume control.
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