What is the role of ultrapure dialysate preparations in beta-2-microglobulin (beta-2m) amyloidosis prevention?

Updated: Nov 14, 2019
  • Author: Anita Basu, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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The use of ultrapure, sterile, and apyrogenic dialysate may aid in decreasing stimulation and in releasing cytokines. It also may decrease plasma levels of acute-phase proteins. [23]


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