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Chronic Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) and Chronic Cycling Peritoneal Dialysis (CCPD) in Children

  • Richard N. Fine
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Part of the Topics in Renal Medicine book series (TIRM, volume 4)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Gianfranco Rizzoni, Michel Broyer, Sabri Challah, Neville H. Selwood
    Pages 1-11
  3. Antonia C. Novello, Anne S. Lindblad, Joel W. Novak, Karl D. Nolph
    Pages 13-20
  4. José Grünberg, María Cristina Verocay, Alicia Area
    Pages 21-31
  5. Alan B. Gruskin, Gary R. Lerner, Larry E. Fleischmann
    Pages 33-45
  6. Bruce Z. Morgenstern, H. Jorge Baluarte
    Pages 47-61
  7. Heinz E. Leichter
    Pages 63-75
  8. Edward C. Kohaut
    Pages 77-86
  9. Lawrence M. Opas
    Pages 87-110
  10. Marcia A. Wilson
    Pages 153-177
  11. Tassilo Von Lilien
    Pages 221-233
  12. Rhona M. Hanning, Stanley H. Zlotkin, J. Williamson Balfe
    Pages 271-277
  13. Edward C. Kohaut, F. Bryson Waldo
    Pages 289-296
  14. Donald E. Potter
    Pages 297-306
  15. Ronald J. Hogg
    Pages 307-315
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 337-345

About this book

Introduction

During the past decade, there has been a renaissance of interest in the use of peritoneal dialysis as a primary dialytic modality for the treatment of children with end stage renal disease (ESRD). The development of the technique of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) and continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis (CCPD) has markedly changed the approach to children requiring dialytic therapy. The availability of these techniques has facilitated prolonged dialysis in infants and has for the first time given pediatric nephro­ logists in many areas of the world an opportunity to consider dialysis in chil­ dren afflicted with ESRD. I have enlisted the collaboration of colleagues from Europe, South America, Canada, and the United States in compiling this multidisciplinary text, which hopefully contains the most up-to-date, comprehensive information regarding the use of CAPD/CCPD in children. It is my hope that every nephrologist (pediatric and adult); nephrology nurse (pediatric and adult); nephrology tech­ nician, or allied health professional dealing with children who require these therapeutic modalities will be able to resolve immediately any confounding clinical or technical issues that arise by using the information contained in this text. Demographic data on the use of CAPD/CCPD in children in Europe is provided from the EDTA Registry and in the United States from the National Peritoneal Dialysis Registry. The particular problems encountered in the use xiii xiv Preface of CAPD in children in developing countries is detailed by Dr. Grunberg and his colleagues in Uruguay.

Keywords

anemia dialysis nephrology nutrition transplantation

Editors and affiliations

  • Richard N. Fine
    • 1
  1. 1.School of MedicineUCLAUSA

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