Journal Watch - Peritoneal Dialysis Learning
Prolonged PD Training Linked with Higher Peritonitis Risk
A single center retrospective analysis of all PD training sessions from 2001 to 2018 (135 patients) found that the 23% whose training lasted longer than 13 sessions had a significantly higher risk of peritonitis, though technique survival was not reduced. Factors associated with prolonged PD training included older age, diabetes, and unemployment.
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