Table 7Summary of included studies on treatment sequences

Study IDCountrySource of dataDate of dataAimNumber of participantsIncludedExcludedDialysis sequence comparedRelevant outcomes reported
Badve 2006 (Badve et al. 2006b)Australia and New ZealandANZDATA1991–2004To compare survival, technique survival and peritonitis-free survival in peritoneal dialysis after a failed transplant and after failed native kidneys13,947 episodes of peritoneal dialysis in 11,979 patientsAdults and children on peritoneal dialysisNonePeritoneal dialysis
Transplant–peritoneal dialysis
Survival
Technique failure or switch
Peritonitis
Guo 2003 (Guo and Mujais 2003)USUS incident cohorts (Baxter database; not clear if national, but considerable overlap with USRDS data)1999–2001To provide information on the status of patients and technique survival in cohorts of patients on peritoneal dialysis32,135Patients on peritoneal dialysis [assumed adults]NonePeritoneal dialysis
Haemodialysisperitoneal dialysis
Transplant–peritoneal dialysis
Survival
Technique survival
Heaf 2002 (Heaf et al. 2002b)DenmarkDanish Terminal Uremia register1990–1999To investigate the effect of dialysis modality on prognosis4921Patients on dialysis [assumed adults]NonePeritoneal dialysishaemodialysis
Haemodialysisperitoneal dialysis
Survival
Huisman 2002(Huisman et al. 2002b)NetherlandsRENINE1994–1999To determine rates of technique survivalNot clearPatients on dialysis [assumed adults]NoneHaemodialysis
Peritoneal dialysishaemodialysis
Survival
Jaar 2009 (Jaar et al. 2009)USUS CHOICE (Choices for Healthy Outcomes in Caring for ESRD - national prospective cohort)1995–1998To determine patient characteristics associated with risk of switching from peritoneal dialysis to HD and survival after switching262Adults (aged over 17 years) on peritoneal dialysisNonePeritoneal dialysis
Peritoneal dialysishaemodialysis
Survival
Mujais 2006 (case – control) (Mujais and Story 2006)USUS incident cohorts (Baxter database; not clear if national, but considerable overlap with USRDS data)2000–2003To provide information on the status of patients and technique survival in cohorts of patients on peritoneal dialysis1464Patients on peritoneal dialysis [assumed adults]NonePeritoneal dialysis
Haemodialysisperitoneal dialysis
Transplant– peritoneal dialysis
Survival
Technique survival

Registry abbreviations: ANZDATA, Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry; RENINE, Dutch End Stage Renal Disease Registry; USRDS, US Renal Data System.

From: 3, How this guideline was developed

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