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KDIGO Controversies Conference on Home Dialysis

Home Dialysis: Conclusions From a Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Controversies Conference

The level of home dialysis use worldwide is low despite its association with greater patient autonomy and treatment satisfaction compared with in-center modalities.

In May 2021, KDIGO held a conference focusing on determining dialysis modality choice and distribution and strategies to expand home dialysis use.

Among the conclusions was the need to align policy considerations and resources at the dialysis-center level with clear leadership from informed clinical teams.

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