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  • Carbon Footprint of CAPD vs. CCPD/APD in Australia

    In the U.S., CAPD has been losing ground to cycler PD for a decade or more. But, an Australian analysis finds that CAPD has about a one-third lower carbon footprint than use of a PD cycler. With Baxter equipment, the manufacture and disposal of PD fluids and consumables were estimated at 1,992 Kg CO2 equivalent emissions for cycler PD; and just 1,245 Kg CO2 equivalent emissions for manual PD.

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    Tags: CAPD, CCPD/APD, Cycler PD