July 14, 2013

Comparing Mortality of Peritoneal and Hemodialysis Patients in the First 2 Years of Dialysis Therapy: A Marginal Structural Model Analysis

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This impressive study using marginal structural models analyses and DaVita data shows that PD is associated with 48% lower mortality in the first 2 years of dialysis therapy. This was independent of modality switching or transplantation rates.

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