Comparison of icodextrin and glucose solutions for long dwell exchange in peritoneal dialysis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Qi2011ComparisonOI,
  title={Comparison of icodextrin and glucose solutions for long dwell exchange in peritoneal dialysis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Hualin Qi and Chen Xu and Haidong Yan and Jun Ma},
  journal={Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={179-88}
}
BACKGROUND Icodextrin is widely used in peritoneal dialysis (PD); however, the safety and efficacy of icodextrin are unclear. In the present study, we performed a systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that compared icodextrin and glucose for the once-daily long dwell in PD. METHODS Electronic searches were performed in MEDLINE, Embase, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials to select all eligible studies. Eligible studies, as determined by consensus using… CONTINUE READING
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