Barriers to Increasing Use of Peritoneal Dialysis in Bangladesh: A Survey of Patients and Providers.

Abstract

Despite a lower requirement for technology and equipment than hemodialysis (HD), peritoneal dialysis (PD) is an underutilized modality in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Bangladesh has the lowest use of PD in the world (fewer than 2% of prevalent patients). We evaluated nephrologists' attitudes toward PD and examined differences between patients… (More)
DOI: 10.3747/pdi.2016.00177

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