In summary, the present study indicates that more than 30% of Japanese CAPD patients suffer from overhydration, due potentially to relatively excessive sodium/water intake. Overhydration in CAPD patients contributes to cardiac overload and elevated BP, which may predispose these patients to increased risk of cardiovascular events.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Peritoneal Dialysis International|
|Publication status||Published - 2002 May 1|
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