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Author Topic: Diffusive vs Convective Clearance

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Post Diffusive vs Convective Clearance
on: October 17, 2011, 15:16

For peritoneal dialysis, what are the components that make up the diffusive clearance, convective clearance, and ultrafiltration? In other words, what is the mechanism that drives each (osmotic pressure etc?) and what is the difference in the three filtrations?

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Post Re: Diffusive vs Convective Clearance
on: October 17, 2011, 18:41

This is a great question. I think it is best summed in a series of videos on peritoneal dialysis that we have in our "10-minute Rounds" collection. I've listed them below, along with the hyperlink.

1. Comparing HD and PD: http://youtu.be/Jc7aOlgk_tw
2. Flows and Rates: http://youtu.be/bG-AKJmSHrU

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