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Fig. 5 | Renal Replacement Therapy

Fig. 5

From: Proposal of peritoneal biopsy procedures for patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis

Fig. 5

Peritoneal histology presenting with difficulty in evaluation.

a Peritoneum sampled at initiation of peritoneal dialysis (PD) therapy. This sample shows shrinkages, denudation of the submesothelial compact zone, and scattered mesothelial cells. b Peritoneum sampled at PD catheter removal. This sample shows an abraded appearance of peritoneal surface and denudation of mesothelial cells. HE: Hematoxylin and eosin staining

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