Journal Watch - 2015
Urgent start PD: Better for Budgets than Urgent Start HD
A number of studies have found that urgent start PD is safe. But, does it save money, too, vs. placing a central venous catheter? Yes, finds a new study that surveyed practitioners: first 90 days costs for urgent start PD were estimated at $16,398, while for urgent start HD, the tab was $19,352.
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