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Latest peritonitis Stories

2014-08-21 23:13:21

On August 15, the FDA announced that two lots of Dianeal Low Calcium (2.5mEq/L) Peritoneal Dialysis Solution with 2.5% Dextrose 5000mL (Ambu-Flex II), by Baxter International Inc., are recalled

2014-06-06 23:09:54

Diverticulitis Breakthrough is a new program that provides people with natural remedies, techniques, and detailed instructions on how to eliminate diverticulitis permanently.

2013-11-01 10:42:08

A patient's immune response may provide better and more rapid insights into the cause, severity, and prognosis of certain bacterial infections than conventional tests.

2013-04-11 14:52:52

A new study suggests that surgery for appendicitis that uses a pinhole incision through the navel may be a feasible alternative to traditional appendectomies.

2012-05-28 05:37:11

New research shows an infection called peritonitis commonly arises in the weeks before many dialysis patients die. The findings suggest that peritonitis may be a deadly condition for some kidney failure patients.

2012-05-25 10:41:30

10% to 20% of dialysis patients receive peritoneal dialysis.

2011-05-11 00:22:46

Research being presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) shows that patients taking a blood thinner (clopidogrel) after having polyps removed during colonoscopy were at relatively low risk of bleeding.

2011-01-25 12:52:57

Acute diverticulitis is the most common complication of diverticular disease, and its clinical presentation varies from mild local inflammation to full-blown perforation.


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