Surprise Supplement Reduced Risk of Peritonitis on PD

Does correction of hypokalemia with potassium supplementation impact peritonitis rates? Yes, finds a new randomized controlled trial of 167 PD patients with hypokalemia from six clinics. Compared to conventional potassium management, use of a protocol aimed at maintaining potassium levels at 4-5mEq/L significantly extended time to first peritonitis.

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