Outcomes of Infection-Related Hospitalization according to Dialysis Modality.

@article{Laurin2015OutcomesOI,
  title={Outcomes of Infection-Related Hospitalization according to Dialysis Modality.},
  author={Louis-Philippe Laurin and Hind Harrak and Naoual Elftouh and Denis Ouimet and Michel Vall{\'e}e and Jean-Philippe Lafrance},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2015},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={817-24}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is associated with an increased risk of infection-related hospitalization (IRH) compared with hemodialysis. The objective of this study was to compare mortality and overall readmission after an IRH between PD and hemodialysis. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS This propensity score-matched retrospective cohort study assessed patients undergoing long-term dialysis patients, derived from the Canadian Organ Replacement Register and R… CONTINUE READING