Comparison of survival between hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients with end-stage renal disease in the era of icodextrin treatment

Published: 3 December 2017
Author(s): I-Kuan Wang, Cheng-Li Lin, Tzung-Hai Yen, Shih-Yi Lin, Fung-Chang Sung

Icodextrin could reduce the risk of technique failure and improve patient survival in peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. This study compared the survival between incident hemodialysis (HD) and PD patients, with and without diabetes, in the era of icodextrin treatment.