Journal Watch - Clinical Characteristics
Outcomes in Urgent- vs. Early-Start PD
A study defining urgent-start PD (US-PD) as within 72 hours of catheter placement and early start (ES-PD) as 3 and 14 days later compared 72 patients in both groups. Both groups were comparable re: demographics, 30-day complications, 6-month hospitalizations, and PD dropout. US-PD patients were more prone to leakage.
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