Chronic dialysis in children and adolescents

Two-thirds of the dialysis population were maintained on peritoneal dialysis, with automated PD remaining the preferred modality

Gary R. Lerner; Bradley A. Warady; E. Kenneth Sullivan; Steven R. Alexander

2002

Scholarcy highlights

  • Two-thirds of the dialysis population were maintained on peritoneal dialysis, with automated PD remaining the preferred modality
  • More PD patients attended school full time than hemodialysis patients at baseline, which continued at 6, 12, and 24 months of followup
  • Erythropoietin was administered in 93% of HD and PD patients at 24 months
  • Erythropoietin was administered in 93% of HD and peritoneal dialysis patients at 24 months

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