Outcomes of “integrated home dialysis” (PD then home HD)

What happens to people after PD fails—and why not plan to get them home on HD? Researchers in Australia and New Zealand looked at this model using ANZDATA registry data. Those treated with PD only (n=168) had the highest risk of technique failure and death, while those who did only home HD or who transitioned from PD to home HD fared much better.

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