The promising future of long-term peritoneal dialysis

Abstract

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) has now been recognized as a successful alternative to hemodialysis (HD) for at least a period of 5–10 years [1]. In addition, PD is as cost-effective as HD (if not more so) [2–4]. After longer periods on PD however patients encounter complications leading to high technique failure and, despite few exceptions, to discontinuation of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11255-008-9370-7

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@article{Oreopoulos2008ThePF, title={The promising future of long-term peritoneal dialysis}, author={Dimitrios George Oreopoulos and Elias D Thodis and Kosmas I Paraskevas}, journal={International Urology and Nephrology}, year={2008}, volume={40}, pages={405-410} }