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Last. Somchai Eiam-Ong (Chula: Chulalongkorn University)H-Index: 29
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We report the first case of peritoneal dialysis (PD)-associated peritonitis due to Sporothrix schenckii, a thermally dimorphic black fungus transmitted from epiphytotic disease. The patient presented with PD-associated peritonitis and fungal colonisation inside the PD catheter's lumen after an exposing 'wet contamination' event with a phytopathogen 11 days prior to the onset of infection. The human pathogen and phytopathogen were confirmed the same species by nucleotide sequences of the internal...
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#1Jennifer J. Williams (University of Exeter)H-Index: 13
#2Mark Gilchrist (University of Exeter)H-Index: 12
Last. Angela C. Shore (University of Exeter)H-Index: 58
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Background null The peritoneal capillary endothelium is widely considered to be the most influential structure in dictating the rate of small solute transport (SST) during peritoneal dialysis (PD). PD patients are at significant risk of systemic microcirculatory dysfunction. The relationship between peritoneal and systemic microcirculations in patients new to PD has not been well studied. We hypothesised that for patients on PD for less than 6 months, dysfunction in the systemic microcirculation...
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#1Effie Johns (The Advisory Board Company)
#2Peter Johns (The Advisory Board Company)
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#1Haishan Wu (SYSU: Sun Yat-sen University)H-Index: 6
#2Chunyan Yi (SYSU: Sun Yat-sen University)H-Index: 10
Last. Xiao Yang (SYSU: Sun Yat-sen University)H-Index: 20
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Escherichia coli (E. coli) is the main cause of Gram-negative bacterial peritonitis among peritoneal dialysis patients. According to the 2016 update of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis Peritonitis Recommendations, drug susceptibilities of specific organisms should be regularly monitored. The aim of this study was to examine the evolution of antimicrobial resistance of E. coli peritonitis from 2006 to 2018. Two hundred and fifty-three episodes of E. coli peritonitis were enrolled...
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#1Jennifer J. Williams (University of Exeter)H-Index: 13
#2Mark Gilchrist (University of Exeter)H-Index: 12
Last. Angela C. Shore (University of Exeter)H-Index: 58
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Background:For patients on peritoneal dialysis (PD), the deleterious effects of high concentrations of dialysate glucose on the peritoneal membrane are well-documented. Systemic effects of peritone...
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#1Clémence Béchade (UNICAEN: University of Caen Lower Normandy)H-Index: 9
#2Antoine Lanot (UNICAEN: University of Caen Lower Normandy)H-Index: 1
Last. Thierry Lobbedez (UNICAEN: University of Caen Lower Normandy)H-Index: 24
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Background:Diabetic patients often have physical impairment that could lead to manipulation errors in peritoneal dialysis (PD) and touch contamination. Nurse assistance in diabetic PD patients is k...
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#1Emily Duncanson (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 3
#2Anna Chur-Hansen (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 24
Last. Shilpanjali Jesudason (Royal Adelaide Hospital)H-Index: 10
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Background:Patients receiving peritoneal dialysis (PD) experience poor quality of life, depression, anxiety and lifestyle changes. Insights into how patients adjust to and cope with PD from a psych...
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#1Winston Wing-Shing Fung (CUHK: The Chinese University of Hong Kong)H-Index: 4
#2Kai-Ming Chow (CUHK: The Chinese University of Hong Kong)H-Index: 56
Last. Cheuk-Chun Szeto (CUHK: The Chinese University of Hong Kong)H-Index: 79
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Background:Peritoneal dialysis (PD)-related peritonitis caused by non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are difficult to diagnose, is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, and clinical ...
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#2Karine E Manera (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 13
Last. Jenny I. Shen (UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)H-Index: 18
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Background:Peritoneal dialysis (PD) can offer patients more autonomy and flexibility compared with in-center hemodialysis (HD). However, burnout – defined as mental, emotional, or physical exhausti...
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#1Ashutosh M Shukla (UF: University of Florida)H-Index: 7
#2Shahab Bozorgmehri (UF: University of Florida)H-Index: 5
Last. Huanguang JiaH-Index: 13
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Background:Kidney Disease Education (KDE) has been shown to improve informed dialysis selection and home dialysis use, two long-held but underachieved goals of US nephrology community. In 2010, the...
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