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PD First: Peritoneal Dialysis as the Default Transition to Dialysis Therapy

By September 19, 2013 No Comments

“As compared with in‐center HD, Peritoneal Dialysis is a widely applicable, yet underutilized modality of RRT that provides comparable clinical outcomes, superior quality of life measures, significant cost savings, and many other unmeasured advantages. A “PD First” approach not only has advantages for patients but also physicians, healthcare systems, and society.”

Ghaffari, et al. (2013). PD First: Peritoneal Dialysis as the Default Transition to Dialysis Therapy. Seminars in Dialysis, 26(6), 706–713.


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