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Falls and dialysis

The recent death of the actor Gary Coleman after a fall in his home brought to mind the issue of falls in dialysis patients. Gary was best known for playing the role of Arnold in the TV show…

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PD vs HD in the elderly

Patients over 65 tend not to choose peritoneal dialysis for a host of reasons, not the least of which is PD is underutilized in the US in general. However, a recent study suggests that PD may be preferable…

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