Evaluation of the peritoneal membrane function by three letter word acronyms: PET, PDC, SPA, PD-Adequest, POL: what to do?

Contrib Nephrol. 2006;150:37-41. doi: 10.1159/000093483.


This paper describes and reviews different methods to evaluate the peritoneal transport capacity. This evaluation is important because it will influence the preferred treatment regimen, and will also be a tool for longitudinal follow up both in the individual patient as in patient groups.

MeSH terms

  • Biological Transport
  • Humans
  • Membranes / metabolism
  • Peritoneal Dialysis*
  • Peritoneum / metabolism*