Characteristics and Treatment Course of Long-term CAPD/CCPD Patients

  • Anne S. Lindblad
  • Joel W. Novak
  • Karl D. Nolph
Part of the Developments in Nephrology book series (DINE, volume 23)


Peritoneal dialysis, which has been used as an acute therapy since the 1960’s, was first attempted on a continuous basis by Popovich and Moncrief in 1976 [1]. In October 1981, the National CAPD Registry began collecting information regarding the number of patients receiving CAPD and/or CCPD therapy, their characteristics, the extent of some of the more important treatment-related complications, and selected outcomes to therapy. With continued follow-up by the Registry, the cohort of patients who have continuously remained on CAPD or CCPD for 3 or more years has steadily grown. These so called ‘long-term’ CAPD/CCPD users are of potential clinical significance and form the basis of the report which follows.


Diabetic Nephropathy Peritoneal Dialysis Chronic Glomerulonephritis Potential Clinical Significance Primary Renal Disease 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anne S. Lindblad
    • 1
  • Joel W. Novak
    • 1
  • Karl D. Nolph
    • 2
  1. 1.Data Coordinating CenterThe EMMES CorporationPotomacUSA
  2. 2.University of MissouriColumbiaUSA

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