Journal Watch - Dialysis Adequacy
Metaanalysis of PD for Kidney Failure due to PKD
Polycystic kidneys may displace room for PD fluid, so can PD be a viable treatment option? A metaanalysis of 12 studies and more than 17,000 patients found…maybe. PD outcomes were about the same for those with PKD as with other primary kidney diseases, and some can do PD. More research is needed to determine who is suitable. Read the abstract.
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Tags: Dialysis Adequacy, PD associated Complications, Peritoneal Dialysis, Polycystic Kidney Disease