Peritoneal Dialysis Connectology

Conventionally, term connectology refers to the body of available information and accumulated experience on the various systems of transfer sets, connecting devices, etc., that are used during the process of peritoneal dialysis (PD). This chapter will cover connectology as it refers to continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), with only a brief discussion of automated peritoneal dialysis (APD). Acute peritoneal dialysis is not discussed.


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  1. 1.Professor of Internal Medicine/Nephrology, Medical SchoolAristotle University of ThessalonikiGreece

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