Fungal peritonitis in children on peritoneal dialysis at a tertiary care Centre.

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Fungal peritonitis (FP) is an infrequent but serious complication in children undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD). This study aimed to explore the risk factors, clinical manifestations, causative organisms, fungal susceptibility findings, […]

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Dialysis Access: At the Intersection of Policy, Innovation, and Clinical Care.

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The Advancing American Kidney Health executive order aims to reduce the incidence of end-stage kidney disease, promote home dialysis therapies, increase the number of kidney transplants, and encourage innovation in […]

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Factors affecting the relationship between ionized and corrected calcium levels in peritoneal dialysis patients: a retrospective cross-sectional study.

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Chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD) management in patients with end-stage renal disease is important owing to the risk of cardiovascular diseases. In clinical practice, we manage patients not […]

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Outcomes of patients commencing peritoneal dialysis with and without back-up arteriovenous fistulas.

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Transitions from peritoneal dialysis (PD) to haemodialysis (HD) are often unpredictable and central venous catheters (CVCs) are frequently required. Early studies found few back-up arteriovenous fistulas (bAVFs) were ever used. […]

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Plasma fibrinogen and mortality in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis: a prospective cohort study.

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Plasma fibrinogen is significantly associated with cardiovascular (CV) events and mortality in the general population. However, the association between plasma fibrinogen and mortality in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD) is […]

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Peritoneal Dialysis Use and Practice Patterns: An International Survey Study.

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Approximately 11% of people with kidney failure worldwide are treated with peritoneal dialysis (PD). This study examined PD use and practice patterns across the globe.A cross-sectional survey.Stakeholders including clinicians, policymakers, […]

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Is combined peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis redundant? A nationwide study from Taiwan.

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Combined peritoneal dialysis (PD) and hemodialysis (HD) therapy (combined therapy) has numerous clinical benefits and should be emphasized for PD patients encountering technique failure.This 12-year nationwide retrospective study was conducted […]

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Seasonality of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis in Japan: a single-center, 10-year study.

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Peritonitis is one of the major complications of peritoneal dialysis (PD). Although several reports have indicated seasonality of peritonitis, the observation periods were short, and there were no reports from […]

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Remote monitoring in peritoneal dialysis: benefits on clinical outcomes and on quality of life.

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Automated peritoneal dialysis (APD) has been proved benefit from remote monitoring (RM), but evidences are limited. In this study, we compared clinical outcomes and quality of life (QoL) in two […]

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Optimizing Peritoneal Dialysis-Associated Peritonitis Prevention in the United States: From Standardized Peritoneal Dialysis-Associated Peritonitis Reporting and Beyond.

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Peritoneal dialysis (PD)-associated peritonitis is the leading cause of permanent transition to hemodialysis among patients receiving PD. Peritonitis is associated with higher mortality risk and added treatment costs and limits […]

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Depression does not predict clinical outcome of Chinese peritoneal Dialysis patients after adjusting for the degree of frailty.

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Depression and frailty contribute to the adverse clinical outcome of peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. However, the interaction between depression and frailty in PD patients remains uncertain. We determined the prevalence […]

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The osmo-metabolic approach: a novel and tantalizing glucose-sparing strategy in peritoneal dialysis.

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Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a viable but under-prescribed treatment for uremic patients. Concerns about its use include the bio-incompatibility of PD fluids, due to their potential for altering the functional […]

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Elevated TG/HDL-C and non-HDL-C/HDL-C ratios predict mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients.

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Dyslipidemia is common in patients with chronic kidney disease and particular prevalent in patients receiving peritoneal dialysis. However, whether markers of atherogenic dyslipidemia correlate with outcomes in dialysis patients as […]

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Laparoscopic preperitoneal tunneling technique using a novel device for peritoneal dialysis catheter placement.

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We aimed to introduce the puncture technique based on a novel device for preperitoneal tunneling in laparoscopic PD catheter placement and to evaluate the safety and efficacy of this technique.This […]

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Impact of initial dialysis modality on the survival of patients with ESRD in eastern China: a propensity-matched study.

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There are conflicting research results about the survival differences between hemodialysis(HD) and peritoneal dialysis (PD). The present study estimated the survival and the relative mortality hazard for incident HD and […]

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Advances in exercise therapy in predialysis chronic kidney disease, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and kidney transplantation.

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is characterized by poor levels of physical activity which contribute to increased morbidity across the disease trajectory. The short nature, small samples, and poor methodology across […]

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An analysis of the “Half-Perc” versus open surgical placement method for a peritoneal dialysis catheter: a non-inferiority cohort study.

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Most end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients undergo open surgical techniques for peritoneal dialysis (PD) catheter placement. An alternative method to PD catheter implantation is the half-percutaneous (“Half-Perc”) technique based on […]

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Initiation of peritoneal dialysis in a patient with chronic renal failure associated with tetralogy of Fallot: a case report.

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Tetralogy of Fallot is the most common cyanotic congenital heart disease. Patients with the condition have a high risk of developing chronic kidney disease. Treatment of kidney disease in patients […]

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Antibody-mediated pure red cell aplasia related with epoetin-beta pegol (C.E.R.A.) as an erythropoietic agent: case report of a dialysis patient.

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Erythropoietin-stimulating agents (ESAs) are used to treat anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease, enabling maintenance of stable hemoglobin levels and eliminating the need for multiple transfusions. Epoetin-beta pegol (C.E.R.A.) […]

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Arteriovenous Fistula Placement, Maturation, and Patency Loss in Older Patients Initiating Hemodialysis.

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The current clinical guidelines for vascular access do not have specific recommendations for older hemodialysis patients. Our study aimed to determine the association of age with arteriovenous fistula (AVF) placement, […]

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Peritoneal dialysis: the ideal bridge from conservative therapy to kidney transplant.

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Kidney transplantation offers the best potential for full rehabilitation in patients with end-stage kidney disease who are treated with dialysis. However, due to organ shortage which is a universal phenomenon, […]

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Exposure to novel coronavirus in patients on renal replacement therapy during the exponential phase of COVID-19 pandemic: survey of the Italian Society of Nephrology.

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Between February and April 2020, Italy experienced an overwhelming growth of the COVID-19 pandemic. Little is known, at the country level, where and how patients on renal replacement therapy (RRT) […]

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Systemic inflammation modulates the ability of serum ferritin to predict all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients.

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This study aimed to ascertain whether the correlation of high serum ferritin with mortality is affected by systemic inflammation and to investigate the optimal serum ferritin level for predicting death […]

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