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Table 2 Causes of switching from peritoneal dialysis to hemodialysis

From: Timing, causes, predictors and prognosis of switching from peritoneal dialysis to hemodialysis: a prospective study

Causes of Switching Number (%)
N = 65
Infection (peritonitis and catheter-related) 24 (36.9%)
Cardiovascular (fluid overload) 12 (18.5%)
Abdominal surgery 8 (12.3%)
Pancreatitis/malnutrition 7 (10.8%)
Decreased mental capacity 2 (3.1%)
Abdominal wall defect 1 (1.6%)
Unknown 11 (16.9%)