Implementation of Urgent Start Peritoneal Dialysis Reduces Hemodialysis Catheter Use and Hospital Stay in Patients with Unplanned Dialysis Start

Background: Unplanned start of renal replacement therapy is common in patients with end-stage renal disease and often accomplished by hemodialysis (HD) using a central venous catheter (CVC). Urgent start using peritoneal dialysis (PD) could be an alternative for some of the patients; however, this r...

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Main Authors: Ferruh Artunc, Sandra Rueb, Karolin Thiel, Christian Thiel, Katarzyna Linder, Dorothea Baumann, Hanno Bunz, Thomas Muehlbacher, Moritz Mahling, Michael Sayer, Marlies Petsch, Martina  Guthoff, Nils Heyne
Format: Article
Published: Karger Publishers 2019-10-01
Series:Kidney & Blood Pressure Research
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