Overhydration and Mortality Risk on PD

When PD does not remove enough water, the resulting overhydration is a major risk factor for death. A study of 54 PD patients between 2008 and 2015 measured with bioimpedance technology were divided into normohydrated and overhydrated groups. Older age, low diastolic blood pressure and overhydration predicted mortality.

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