What Predicts Transfer to Home HD After PD Failure?

In Australia and New Zealand, an analysis of all 10,710 patients treated with PD between 2000 and 2012 found that 2,915 transferred to HD—but just 156 started home HD. Among those who switched to home HD, more were male, obese, and had done PD longer. Older patients, those who stopped PD due to infection, who were underweight, whose ESRD was due to hypertension or diabetes, and those who were Aboriginal were less likely to go home.

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