Journal Watch - Institutional Hemodialysis
Home HD - Significantly Better Survival and Transplant Rate
A Swedish matched cohort study compared the long-term survival of 152 home HD patients with those doing PD (n=456) or standard in-center HD (n=608). Median survival for home HD was significantly better (18.5 years) than PD (15.0) and in-center HD (11.9). Home HD patients were also significantly more likely to have received a transplant.
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