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NutriPEPA2 is a randomized, single-blind, prospective, multicenter trial, in two parallel arms to confirm that the adsorbent PEPA membrane may decrease mortality related to inflammation and malnutrition encountered in HD or HDF-treated stage 5 renal failure compared to a non-adsorbent synthetic membrane.
The objective of NutriPEPA2 study is to demonstrate that the use of an adsorbent membrane (PEPA-Poly Ester Poly Arylate synthetic co-polymer membrane) decreases undernutrition (often associated with inflammation) and consequently morbidity, comparing one year mortality in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), with severe Protein-Energy Wasting (PEW), treated with dialysis using a non-adsorbent synthetic membrane (Polysulfone or Polyethersulfone) versus an adsorbent membrane (PEPA).
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