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Volume 23 2007


Part One
Peritoneal Kinetics and Anatomy

Distributed Modeling of Glucose-Induced Osmotic Flow
Jacek Waniewski, Vasyl Dutka, Joanna Stachowska–Pietka, Roman Cherniha
2

Peritoneal Dialysis in Patients with Acute Renal Failure
Ploumis S. Passadakis, Dimitrios G. Oreopoulos
7

Factors Affecting Icodextrin Peritoneal Transport In Vitro
Beata Szary, Teresa Grzelak, Krystyna Czyzewska
17

A Distributed Model of Bidirectional Protein Transport During Peritoneal Fluid Absorption
Joanna Stachowska–Pietka, Jacek Waniewski, Michael F. Flessner, Bengt Lindholm
23

What Does Peritoneal Thickness in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients Tell Us?
Soner Duman, Suha Sureyya Ozbek, Ebru Sevinc Gunay, Devrim Bozkurt, Gulay Asci, Savas Sipahi, Fatih Kırçelli, Muhittin Ertilav, Mehmet Özkahya, Ercan Ok
28

μ-Opioid Stimulation of Isolated Parietal Sheep Peritoneum Decreases Peritoneal Permeability In Vitro
Sotirios Zarogiannis, Konstantinos Vogiatzidis, Chryssi Hatzoglou, Vassilios Liakopoulos, Spyros Potamianos, Theodoros Eleftheriadis, Spyros Dovas, Panagiota Kourti, Konstantinos Gourgoulianis, Paschalis–Adam Molyvdas, Ioannis Stefanidis
34

Effect of Endothelin-1 on the Transmesothelial Resistance of Isolated Visceral Sheep Peritoneum
Panagiota Kourti, Sotirios Zarogiannis, Vassilios Liakopoulos, Chryssi Hatzoglou, Myrto Giannopoulou, Ioanna Chronopoulou, Peter R. Mertens, Spyros Potamianos, Konstantinos Gourgoulianis, Paschalis-Adam Molyvdas, Ioannis Stefanidis
38

Effect of Sodium–Potassium Pump Inhibition by Ouabain on the Permeability of Isolated Visceral Sheep Peritoneum
Sotirios Zarogiannis, Vassilios Liakopoulos, Chryssi Hatzoglou, Panagiota Kourti, Konstantinos Vogiatzidis, Spyros Potamianos, Theodoros Eleftheriadis, Konstantinos Gourgoulianis, Paschalis–Adam Molyvdas, Ioannis Stefanidis
43

Erythrocyte l-Arginine Uptake in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients Changes over Time
Priscilla B. Almeida, Bartira E. Pinheiro da Costa, Ana E. Figueiredo, Adriana Conti, Silvana Lunardini Alves, Domingos O. d’Avila, Carlos E. Poli de Figueiredo
48

Is Plasticizer Toxic to Peritoneal Mesothelial Cells?
Takefumi Narikiyo, Yoshitaka Mori, Yasuyuki Somyo, Masahiko Nakamoto
51

Part Two
Host Defenses and Infection

Favorable Changes in Lipid Metabolism and Cardiovascular Parameters After Icodextrin Use in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients
Takeyuki Hiramatsu, Shinji Furuta, Hironobu Kakuta
58

Longitudinal Changes in Parameters of Cardiovascular Function in Patients Treated for 8 Years with Hemodialysis or Peritoneal Dialysis
Takeyuki Hiramatsu, Shinji Furuta, Hironobu Kakuta
62

Acute Peritonitis in a C57BL/6 Mouse Model of Peritoneal Dialysis
John K. Leypoldt, Craig D. Kamerath, Janice F. Gilson
66

Part Three
Clinical Experiences

Heart Failure and Dialysis: New Thoughts and Trends
Nipun Arora, Kevin C. Dellsperger
72

Influence of Age and Sex on Bone Mineral Density in Dialysis Patients
Alicja E. Grzegorzewska, Monika Młot–Michalska
77

Peritoneal Dialysis in Congestive Heart Failure
Abirami Krishnan, Dimitrios G. Oreopoulos
82

A 9-Year Survival Analysis of the Presternal Missouri Swan-Neck Catheter
Preethi Yerram, Amandeep Gill, Barbara Prowant, Georges Saab, Madhukar Misra, Adam Whaley–Connell
90

Impact of Dialysis Modality on Ultrasonographic Cardiovascular Parameters in Elderly Patients
Takeyuki Hiramatsu, Shinji Furuta, Hironobu Kakuta
94

Tidal Automated Peritoneal Dialysis Preserves Residual Renal Function Better Than Non Tidal Automated Peritoneal Dialysis
Yoko Adachi, Akira Nishio, Tadashi Ikegami
98

The First Weeks on Peritoneal Dialysis: Effects on Clinical Parameters
Karima Farhat, Frans J. van Ittersum, Paolo Fabbrini, Piet M. ter Wee, Caroline E. Douma
102

Time Course of Peritoneal Transport Parameters in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients Who Develop Peritoneal Sclerosis
Denise E. Sampimon, Annemieke M. Coester, Dirk G. Struijk, Raymond T. Krediet
107

Metabolic Lung Disease: Diffuse Metastatic Pulmonary Calcifications with Progression to Calciphylaxis in End-Stage Renal Disease
Arshan Beyzaei, Jean Francis, Herbert Knight, David B. Simon, Frederic O. Finkelstein
112

Peritoneal Dialysis as Salvage Renal Replacement Therapy After Complete Failure of Hemodialysis Access in an Elderly Patient with Multiple Comorbidities
Aideloje Onime, Antonios H. Tzamaloukas, Karen S. Servilla, Michael F. Hartshorne
118

Computation of the Dose of Continuous Peritoneal Dialysis Required for Adequate Peritoneal Urea Clearance Without Taking into Account Peritoneal Transport Indices
Antonios H. Tzamaloukas, Aideloje Onime, Dominic S.C. Raj, Glen H. Murata, Dorothy J. VanderJagt, Karen S. Servilla
122

Pulmonary Hypertension in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients
Lalathaksha Kumbar, Paul A. Fein, Muhammad A. Rafiq, Cezary Borawski, Jyotiprakas Chattopadhyay, Morrell M. Avram
127

Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions Low in Glucose Degradation Products: Clinical Experience and Outcomes
Jose A. Diaz–Buxo
132

Evaluation of Dialysis Dose During Combination Therapy with Peritoneal Dialysis and Hemodialysis
Hideki Kawanishi, Misaki Moriishi, Shinichiro Tsuchiya
135

Relationship Between Residual Renal Function, Inflammation, and Anemia in Peritoneal Dialysis
Isabel Pérez–Flores, Francisco Coronel, Secundino Cigarrán, José A. Herrero, Natividad Calvo
140

Comparison and Survival of Patients Receiving Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis in a Single Center
Kousuke Uchida, Junko Shoda, Soichi Sugahara, Naofumi Ikeda, Kazuhiro Kobayashi, Yoshihiko Kanno, Hirokazu Okada, Hidetomo Nakamoto, Yuka Uchida, Hiromichi Suzuki
144

Residual Renal Function Plays an Important Role in Regulating Parathyroid Hormone in Patients on Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis
Saiko Okada, Tsutomu Inoue, Hidetomo Nakamoto, Naofumi Ikeda, Soichi Sugahara, Junko Shoda, Hirokazu Okada, Yoshihiko Kanno, Hiromichi Suzuki
150

Brain Natriuretic Peptide and Impedance Cardiography to Assess Volume Status in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients
Carlos A. Granja, Prayus T. Tailor, Nancy Gorban–Brennan, Jean Francis, Amenuve Bekui, Fredric O. Finkelstein
155

Part Four
Metabolism and Nutrition

Serum Level of Intact Parathyroid Hormone and Other Markers of Bone Metabolism in Dialyzed Patients
Alicja E. Grzegorzewska, Monika Młot–Michalska
162

Part Five
Pediatrics

Potassium Management in Pediatric Peritoneal Dialysis Patients: Can a Diet With Increased Potassium Maintain a Normal Serum Potassium Without a Potassium Supplement?
Karen F. Factor
166