Gastrointestinal Complications of Renal Failure

  • Michael Adler
  • Charles Toussaint


Renal failure may lead to changes in structure and function of virtually every segment of the digestive tract. As extensive papers devoted to gastrointestinal abnormalities in uraemic patients have been published (1–4), the aim of this chapter is to vitalise the topic by reviewing recent literature and referring to personal experiences resulting from collaborative studies between nephrologists and gastroenterologists at our institution.


Acute Pancreatitis Peritoneal Dialysis Chronic Renal Failure Haemodialysis Patient Peptic Ulcer Disease 
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