Table 2.

Patient outcomes after first switch from peritoneal dialysis to hemodialysis in 30, 90, and 180 days

Parameter30 d after Switch90 d after Switch180 d after Switch
Total patients on HD at the beginning of each period1165879671
Maintained HD (%)879 (75)671 (76)582 (87)
 With peritonitis421334289
 Without peritonitis458337293
Return to PD (%)254 (22)159 (18)45 (7)
Transplanted (%)3 (0.3)10 (1)
Loss to follow-up (%)16 (2)5 (1)
Died (%)32 (3)30 (3)29 (4)
  • HD, hemodialysis; PD, peritoneal dialysis; —, zero patients.