PMID: 40148Jan 1, 1979

Peritoneal clearances with three types of commerically available peritoneal dialysis solutions. Effects of pH adjustment and intraperitoneal nitroprusside

K D NolphF N Miller


Peritoneal clearances were measured in multiple patients with different types of peritoneal dialysis solution to assess the effects of pH, choice of buffer anion (acetate versus lactate), and the effects of nitroprusside (a vasodilator) in combination with different buffer anions and varying pH. The studies show no differences in peritoneal clearances at very low solution pH (less than 6 as is commonly available) as compared to a pH nearer to 7 or above. There were no diffences between solutions with acetate as compared to those with acetate. Nitroprusside significantly increased clearances in all solutions to a similar extent.


Mar 19, 1984·Life Sciences·F R WilmothF N Miller
Sep 1, 1981·Kidney International·F N MillerD B Andersen
Jan 1, 1985·Uremia Investigation·G P ReamsK D Nolph

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