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  • Can Urgent PD Starts Use Incremental PD?

    In a retrospective study of 169 people who began PD, 111 started with incremental PD, while the remaining 58 began full-dose PD. Both groups were similar at the start. After 1 year, the full-dose group was on a higher PD prescription and had significantly higher PD adequacy numbers. Residual kidney function, blood pressure, anemia, and bone mineral correction were similar in both groups.

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    Tags: Incremental PD, Full dose PD, PD Prescription, PD Adequacy, Urgent start Peritoneal Dialysis, Residual Kidney Function