Outcome of patients who develop early-onset peritonitis.

  title={Outcome of patients who develop early-onset peritonitis.},
  author={Ziv Harel and Ron Wald and Chaim M. Bell and Joanne M. Bargman},
  journal={Advances in peritoneal dialysis. Conference on Peritoneal Dialysis},
Although advances have been made in the treatment and prevention of peritoneal dialysis (PD) peritonitis, these infections are still a significant source of technique failure, morbidity, and mortality in the end-stage renal disease population. Currently, it is unclear whether PD patients who experience an episode of peritonitis early in the course of their therapy are more vulnerable to the complications of peritonitis. Using retrospective data collected at the Toronto General Hospital Home… CONTINUE READING