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Role of chronic use of Tolvaptan in patients with heart failure undergoing peritoneal dialysis

Mori T et al.
Used Parameters : TBW, ECW, ICW, ECW/TBW

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Japan

Journal : Advances in peritoneal dialysis

Volume overload is a major concern for heart failure patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD), affecting both morbidity and mortality (1). Loop diuretics have been widely used for the reduction of body fluid. However, several concerns—such as enhancement of the renin–angiotensin system, reduced renal flow, renal injury, hypokalemia, and hypocalcemia—have been associated with the use of loop diuretics, especially furosemide (2). Tolvaptan is now being used for body fluid control in patients with heart failure. The benefits of tolvaptan in …
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