Tidal versus other forms of peritoneal dialysis for acute kidney injury

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There is insufficient evidence to determine whether tidal peritoneal dialysis is superior to any other mode of peritoneal dialysis for the treatment of patients with acute kidney injury.

Acute kidney injury is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. Recent studies have shown that dialysis dose was a major factor associated with patient survival. Unresolved questions persist about which mode of peritoneal dialysis should be used for most patients with acute kidney injury. The one RCT identified by this review evaluated tidal peritoneal dialysis for the treatment of patients with acute kidney injury and was not designed to enable assessment of clinical outcome measures of efficacy.

 

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