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Imaging features of encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis in continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20566781     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this article is to present the spectrum of radiologic findings of encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis in patients undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD).
CONCLUSION: Although a rare diagnosis, encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis in patients undergoing CAPD has a high morbidity and mortality. Diagnosis is often delayed because clinical features are insidious and nonspecific. Radiologic imaging may be helpful in the early diagnosis of encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis and in facilitating timely intervention for CAPD patients with encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis.
Authors:
Joanna P Ti; Ali Al-Aradi; Peter J Conlon; Michael J Lee; Martina M Morrin
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  195     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-22     Completed Date:  2010-07-15     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  W50-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. joanna_ti@eircom.net <joanna_ti@eircom.net>
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Contrast Media
Humans
Peritoneal Dialysis, Continuous Ambulatory / adverse effects*
Peritoneum / pathology*
Peritonitis / diagnosis*,  etiology*,  pathology
Sclerosis / pathology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
Ultrasonography / methods
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media

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