Peritoneal dialysis in India: current status and challenges.

  title={Peritoneal dialysis in India: current status and challenges.},
  author={Vivekanand Jha},
  journal={Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis},
  volume={28 Suppl 3},
  • Vivekanand Jha
  • Published 2008 in
    Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of…
With its ambulatory nature and freedom from complicated and expensive technology, chronic peritoneal dialysis (PD) is the ideal renal replacement therapy for resource-poor India. Despite being available for more than 15 years, PD has been limited in its growth because of economic factors, inadequate government policies, nephrologist bias, and lack of adequate pre-dialysis care. The number of patients initiated on therapy has increased in recent years, but the number of early dropouts remains… CONTINUE READING

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