December 26, 2010

Broadening Options for Long-term Dialysis in the Elderly (BOLDE): differences in quality of life on peritoneal dialysis compared to haemodialysis for older patients

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This cross-sectional, multi-centred study assessed quality of life in 140 patients over the age of 65 years on PD or HD.  The two groups were demographically closely matched with overall results showing a similar, if not better, quality of life in those patients on PD as compared to HD.

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