Daily HD – fewer hospital days and less dropout than PD

Compared to PD patients in the USRDS, 1,116 people who did daily home HD had significantly fewer hospital days (5.2 vs. 9.2) and were significantly less likely to switch back to standard in-center treatment (15% vs. 44%). Hospital rates for daily home HD were about the same as those for standard in-center HD in this study.

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