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J R Soc Med. 1984 March; 77(3): 189–192.
PMCID: PMC1439866

Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis in systemic amyloidosis and end-stage renal disease.


Three patients with end-stage renal failure complicating systemic amyloidosis have been treated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis for periods of 10, 14 and 18 months respectively. In each case satisfactory control of uraemia and fluid balance has been achieved.

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