Journal Watch - Stroke
Icodextrin Reduces PD Stroke Risk
Stroke risk was compared in PD patients in Taiwan who did or did not use icodextrin. Icodextrin users had a lower risk and incidence of strokes than non-users.
Read the abstract » | (added 12/14/2018)
PD vs. In-Center HD for Stroke Risk
A systematic review of 15 cohort studies totaling nearly 1.3M ESRD patients concludes that PD had a significantly lower (16%) risk of hemorrhagic stroke, though the risks of other types of strokes were comparable.
Read the abstract » | (added 08/13/2018)