Home HD: A good start's the key

A look at 95 home HD patients found that those who started treatment in the hospital or with a catheter had far higher rates of hospital stays, changing to another treatment, or death than those who had better starts. For both new patients and those coming to dialysis from a failed transplant, a planned home HD start with a permanent access led to better outcomes.

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