peritoneal equilibration test


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peritoneal equilibration test

the calculation of the ratio of plasma to dialysis solution concentrations of solutes, such as creatinine and glucose, after a certain specific dwell time.
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The peritoneal equilibration test (often called the PET) measures how much sugar has been absorbed from a bag of infused dialysis solution and how much urea and creatinine have entered into the solution during a 4-hour exchange.

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