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Effect of intraperitoneal fluid volume changes on esophageal pressures: studies in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.
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PMID:  1996574     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Esophageal manometric studies were performed in 11 patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) with the dialysis fluid in the peritoneal cavity, after emptying and again after reinfusion. No systematic changes were found in intragastric or lower esophageal sphincter (LES) pressures at any time. No differences in mean distal esophageal amplitude (DEA), duration, or velocity of peristalsis were noted. Although upper gastrointestinal problems are common in CAPD patients and were reported by eight of 11 patients, this study suggests that these symptoms cannot be explained by changes in gastric and esophageal pressures.
B I Hylander; C B Dalton; D O Castell; J Burkart; S Rössner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0272-6386     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Kidney Dis.     Publication Date:  1991 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-03-28     Completed Date:  1991-03-28     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8110075     Medline TA:  Am J Kidney Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  307-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine, Bowman-Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC.
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MeSH Terms
Esophagogastric Junction / physiology*
Middle Aged
Peritoneal Cavity / physiology*
Peritoneal Dialysis, Continuous Ambulatory* / adverse effects
Stomach / physiology

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