Journal Watch - All cause Mortality Rate
Longer Survival with Extended Home HD
A study in Turkey compared 348 patients doing extended home HD (418 minutes) matched with 1,047 doing standard in-center HD (242 minutes) and followed both groups for about 55 months. The extended home HD patients had an all-cause mortality rate of 3.76 per 100 patient years—vs. 6.27 for the in-center HD patients; a significant 40% reduction.
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