The potential application of sorbents in peritoneal dialysis

James F. Winchester, Richard Amerling, Nicolas Harbord, Vincent Capponi, Claudio Ronco

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Sorbents have been designed to remove small and middle molecular weight toxins, including low molecular weight proteins, peptides, cytokines and chemokines in patients undergoing renal replacement therapy. Sorbents assist the process of peritoneal dialysate regeneration and have the potential to improve the efficiency of continuous flow peritoneal dialysis.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPeritoneal Dialysis
Subtitle of host publicationA Clinical Update: 15th International Course on Peritoneal, Vicenza, May-June 2006
EditorsR. Dell Aquila, C. Ronco, M.P. Rodighiero
Number of pages8
StatePublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameContributions to Nephrology
ISSN (Print)0302-5144


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