Patients with failed renal transplant may be suitable for peritoneal dialysis

@article{Duman2004PatientsWF,
  title={Patients with failed renal transplant may be suitable for peritoneal dialysis},
  author={Soner Duman and G{\"u}lay Aşçı and H{\"u}seyin T{\"o}z and Mehmet {\"O}zkahya and Muhittin Ertilav and Meltem Seziş and Ercan Ok},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
  year={2004},
  volume={36},
  pages={249-252}
}
Background: It has been claimed that patients with late transplant failure returning to peritoneal dialysis have lower patient and technique survival. Purpose: In this retrospective study, we aimed to clarify this issue in a large PD population. Methods: Thirty-four PD patients with a failed renal transplant (FTx) and 82 PD patients who had never received a kidney transplant (Non-Tx) or HD treatment were investigated. All fTx patients were using only steroids (5–10 mg/day) for first 3 months of… CONTINUE READING