April 5, 2012

Comparing Cardiac Surgery in Peritoneal Dialysis and Hemodialysis Patients: Perioperative Outcomes and Two-Year Survival

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This small observational study suggests that PD patients who require cardiac surgery do not experience more complications or worse 2-year survival as compared to HD patients.  It also sugggests that 2-year survival for dialysis patients after cardiac surgery is acceptable.

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