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  • Can People do Urgent Start PD and Intermittent PD?

    Yes. Among 169 people starting PD urgently, 111 had fewer than four exchanges per day (intermittent) and 58 received full-dose PD. A year later, both groups had adequate PD and similar peritoneal transport, residual kidney function, blood pressure control, anemia management, and correction of bone minerals. Infections, complications, and technique survival were similar as well.

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    Tags: Urgent Start PD, Incremental Peritoneal Dialysis, USPD, IPD