Changes in the worldwide epidemiology of peritoneal dialysis

@article{Li2017ChangesIT,
  title={Changes in the worldwide epidemiology of peritoneal dialysis},
  author={Philip Kam-Tao Li and Kai Ming Chow and M van de Luijtgaarden and David W. Johnson and Kitty J. Jager and Rajnish Mehrotra and Saraladevi Naicker and Roberto Pecoits-Filho and Xue-Qing Yu and Norbert H. Lameire},
  journal={Nature Reviews Nephrology},
  year={2017},
  volume={13},
  pages={90-103}
}
As the global burden of chronic kidney disease continues to increase, so does the need for a cost-effective renal replacement therapy. In many countries, patient outcomes with peritoneal dialysis are comparable to or better than those with haemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis is also more cost-effective. These benefits have not, however, always led to increased utilization of peritoneal dialysis. Use of this therapy is increasing in some countries, including China, the USA and Thailand, but… 

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