Journal Watch - APD
Cycler vs. Manual PD for Survival
A systematic review and meta-analysis looked at 17 studies of more than 230,000 people for PD failure and all-cause mortality with cycler vs. manual PD. Both options had equivalent PD technique failure. But, there was a significant survival advantage for automated cycler PD.
Read the abstract » | (added 2022-12-19)
Longitudinal Experience with Remote PD Monitoring
Patients whose PD was monitored remotely had almost twice the number of APD prescription changes--and significantly fewer nighttime alarms and less need for in-person visits than control subjects, saving both time and money.
Read the abstract » | (added 2019-02-14)