PD First. It makes sense!
Why is the default US dialysis standard in-center HD, when it doesn't offer the best outcomes, costs more, and offers a poor quality of life? That's the question asked in a new review article that points out the benefits of a PD first strategy. Rather than allowing ease of HD initiation to drive treatment "choice," it makes sense to change the default initiation option to PD.
Read the abstract » | (added 11-06-2013)