Journal Watch - Unplanned Peritoneal Dialysis
Urgent-start PD in Brazil
In a prospective study, 51 patients who needed dialysis urgently began peritoneal dialysis instead of hemodialysis. Even with high-volume dialysate used less than 72 hours after catheter placement (on alternate days in the dialysis clinic), the option was feasible and safe. Read the abstract.
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