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Peritoneal Calcification in Two Long Term CAPD Patients with Adequate Function | Abstract
Lupus: Open Access

Lupus: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2684-1630

Abstract

Peritoneal Calcification in Two Long Term CAPD Patients with Adequate Function

Phanidhar Mogga, Riya Unny, Maithrayie Kumaresan, Arun Kumar N, Georgi Abraham* and Milly Mathew

End-Stage Kidney Disease (ESKD) is managed effectively by home peritoneal dialysis in developing countries. However, long term home PD patients are faced with enormous challenges. Here we describe two non-diabetic/ anuric female patients aged 52 and 51 years who continued on Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) for 13 years and 18 years, respectively, with formidable challenges. The following are critically examined in these two patients: Ultrafiltration, Nutritional status, Blood pressure control, Neuropathy, Anaemia correction, quality of life, and management strategies.

Published Date: 2021-10-28; Received Date: 2021-10-07

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