Journal Watch - KDQOL
Incremental PD and Quality of Life
In a 4-year study (2015-2019) of adults starting PD and followed for one year, those who used incremental PD had better KDQOL physical composite, burden of kidney disease, and effects of kidney disease scores, as well as less hospitalization and lower mortality rates (non-significant).
Read the abstract » | (added 2023-09-13)
The Form of PD Linked with the Best Health-related Quality of Life is…
In China, at least, cycler PD wins the day. Compared to 64 people who started and stayed on CAPD, 64 others who switched to use a cycler had about the same HRQOL at the start of a study. One year later, those using cyclers had significantly better scores on most of the KDQOL subscales.
Read the abstract » | (added 2022-02-14)