Brazil APD Survival Significantly Better than CAPD

A prospective study matched each of the incident APD patients in Brazil with a CAPD patient, using 15 matching factors, and looked at mortality, technique failure, and time to first peritonitis. With 1,445 patients each in the APD and CAPD groups, the researchers found 44% higher mortality among CAPD patients, but no differences in technique failure or time to peritonitis.

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