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  2. Jan 05, 2015 · Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS) is a devastating but, fortunately, rare complication of long-term peritoneal dialysis. The disease is associated with extensive thickening and fibrosis of the peritoneum resulting in the formation of a fibrous cocoon encapsulating the bowel leading to intestinal obstruction.

    • Zia Moinuddin, Zia Moinuddin, Angela Summers, David Van Dellen, Titus Augustine, Sarah E. Herrick
    • 58
    • 2015
  3. Sep 09, 2021 · Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS) is a clinical syndrome where a thickened fibro-collagenous peritoneal membrane can encase parts of the small intestine, leading to recurrent small bowel obstructions and malnutrition. This rare disorder is most strongly associated with long-term peritoneal dialysis, as dialysis can cause chronic inflammation and subsequent sclerosis.[1]

  4. Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS) is a debilitating condition characterized by a fibrocollagenous membrane encasing the small intestine, resulting in recurrent small bowel obstructions. EPS is most commonly associated with long-term peritoneal dialysis, though medications, peritoneal infectio …

    • Christopher J Danford, Steven C Lin, Martin P Smith, Jacqueline L Wolf
    • 63
    • 2018
  5. Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis (EPS) is a rare but serious condition that results in (a) encapsulation of bowel within a thickened fibrocollagenous peritoneal membrane and (b) recurrent episodes of bowel obstruction. Although described by various names in the literature, the preferred term is en …

    • Manphool Singhal, Satheesh Krishna, Anupam Lal, Sabarish Narayanasamy, Amanjit Bal, Thakur D Yadav, ...
    • 15
    • 2019
  6. Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis (EPS) • Rare complication but serious complication of peritoneal dialysis (PD): – First described in 1980 (1) – Incidence varies between 0.5 to 4.4% (2-8) – Associated with significant morbidity and mortality – Many present after PD has been discontinued – The diagnosis requires both the:

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