Encapsulated peritoneal sclerosis: a single center, retrospective analysis of clinical manifestations, risk factors and prognosis


Koc Y. , Basturk T., Sakaci T., Caglayan F. B. , Hasbal N. B. , Ahbap E., ...More

MINERVA UROLOGICA E NEFROLOGICA, vol.70, no.4, pp.429-436, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 70 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.23736/s0393-2249.18.03057-6
  • Title of Journal : MINERVA UROLOGICA E NEFROLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.429-436

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Encapsulated peritoneal sclerosis (EPS) is a multi factorial chronic intra-abdominal inflammatory disorder affecting the peritoneum diffusely. The aim of this study was to evaluate the rates of EPS in our peritoneal dialysis (PD) population, to perform a general assessment of the clinical presentation and to determine the outcome of affected patients and risk factors.