Improving Late-Stage CKD Care

August 1, 2017 // 1 Comment

Advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) planning to prep for renal replacement therapies, subsequent access planning, and preemptive transplant can be overwhelming. Data suggests that outcomes for patients with advanced CKD stages 4 to 5 in the United [read more...]

An Update on Peritoneal Dialysis

October 5, 2015 // 2 Comments

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is the main form of renal replacement therapy (RRT) performed in the home environment.  The number of patients treated with PD in the United States continues to rise as a result of multiple factors, including economic [read more...]

Peritonitis: Where Do We Stand?

July 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

In their article “Peritoneal Dialysis–Related Peritonitis: Towards Improving Evidence, Practices, and Outcomes,” Cho and Johnson discuss the epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of peritonitis. Peritoneal dialysis (PD) [read more...]