Journal Watch - Mental State
Cognitive Impairment Predicts PD Peritonitis
A prospective cohort study assigned 458 PD patients to a cognitively impaired (CI) or non-CI group based on results of mental state testing. The groups were not otherwise significantly different. Over 31.4 (median) months, 94 patients had first-time peritonitis, and short-term memory losses were independently linked with a higher risk.
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