Cochrane database review favors home HD over standard in-center HD

Just one, small (n=9) randomized controlled trial (RCT) lasting 8 weeks could be found that looked at home HD (extended) vs. standard in-center HD in adults. But, based on this, the Cochrane Database Systematic Review was able to get a paper published. Home HD reduced 24 hour blood pressure and improved uremic symptoms. The authors recommend more RCTs.

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