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Risk factors for peritoneal dialysis withdrawal due to peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis Volume 17, issue 2, Avril 2021

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1 IntroductionIn Japan, the number of dialysis patients has been increasing annually, reaching over 330,000 in 2017. More than 40,000 patients started dialysis in 2017, with 94.8% of the patients on hemodialysis (HD) and 5.2% on peritoneal dialysis (PD) [1]. Moreover, the mean age when starting dialysis has been increasing, with an age of 69.7years noted in 2017 compared with 54.4years in 1985 [1]. Because of the aging dialysis population, vascular destruction of extremities prevents the creation [...]