For HD Survival, Home Beats In-Center

An observational study looked back at 41 incident patients starting home HD and matched them to patients starting in-center HD by sex, age, comorbidity, and start date. Mean survival on home HD was 17.3 years, vs. 13 years in-center. Home HD patients also had significantly lower phosphate levels and did not require blood pressure medications.

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