Journal Watch - Peritoneal Dialysis And Outcomes Practice Patterns Study
PDOPPS Findings of Factors Important to Peritonitis Outcomes
The Peritoneal Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study analyzed factors in the outcomes variations among 1,631 peritonitis episodes in 1,190 patients in seven countries. About 2/3 of the bouts were successfully cured, which was more likely with Gram-positive organisms, automated PD, and use of icodextrin (facility level), aminoglycosides, and ciprofloxacin vs. ceftazidime for Gram-negative organisms.
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