Journal Watch - Peritoneal Dialysis Solution
New Xylitol-based PD Fluid with L-Carnitine May be More Biocompatible
It is ironic that the glucose-based fluid that made PD possible can also harm the membrane so it stops working. A new PD fluid uses xylitol and l-carnitine to remove water instead of glucose. When tested on human cells, the new fluid kept more cells alive and reduced inflammation.
Read the abstract » | (added 2021-01-12)