More Canadian patients use PD if their nephrologists place catheters
Among 3,886 people with CKD in Ontario and had a PD catheter placed, those whose nephrologists put in the catheter were 59% more likely to use PD. Even among those who did not end up doing PD, when a nephrologist placed a PD catheter, survival was 97%—vs. 73% when a radiologist put in the catheter.
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