Paediatrics: Peritoneal dialysis for AKI--time may be of the essence

ArticleinNature Reviews Nephrology 8(9):498-500 · August 2012with9 Reads
Impact Factor: 8.54 · DOI: 10.1038/nrneph.2012.166 · Source: PubMed


    A study by Bojan et al. of neonates and infants who received peritoneal dialysis for the treatment of acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery revealed that the early initiation of dialysis was associated with a significantly decreased mortality rate compared with delayed dialysis.