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Search Results for: peritoneal dialysis

Peritoneal dialysis

peritoneal dialysis (Science: nephrology, procedure) In this type of dialysis, a special solution is run through a tube into... Read More

Peritoneum

Definition noun, plural: peritonea (anatomy) The serous membrane forming the lining of the abdominal cavity or... Read More

Parathyroid hormone, kidney disease, evidence and guidelines

Edmund J Lamb1, Susan Vickery1and Andy R Ellis2 1Department of Clinical Biochemistry, East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust,... Read More

Penn researchers use the abdomen to deliver oxygen to assist ailing lungs

Novel technique, based on an animal model, could buy needed time to heal damaged lungs and save lives (Philadelphia, PA)... Read More

Peritonitis

Definition noun, plural: peritonites (pathology) The inflammation of the peritoneum Supplement Peritonitis pertains to the... Read More

Pouch of douglas

Definition noun Peritoneal space or pouch formed between the rectum and the uterus in the female human body. Supplement In... Read More

Douglas cul-de-sac

Definition noun Peritoneal space or pouch formed by a fold of peritoneum between the rectum and the uterus of the female... Read More