Why heart failure patients may benefit from PD

Like kidney failure, heart failure (HF) causes fluid to build up in the body. When diuretics don't work in people with HF, PD might help get rid of the excess, finds a new French study. The researchers found significantly better ejection fractions (amount of blood the heart can pump) with PD. And, those on PD had significantly fewer hospital days for HF.

Read the abstract » | (added 10-02-2013)