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Table 5 Comparison between APD and CAPD for health-related quality of life and sleep

From: Which clinical conditions are most suitable for induction of automated peritoneal dialysis?

Study (published year) Study design Setting countries Data source N (CAPD,APD) Duration of observation Results
Bro S et al. (1999) [16] Randomized controlled study Denmark (1995–1999) Multicenter 34 (17, 17) 6 months APD was better for QoL but more problem for sleep disturbance
de Wit GA et al. (2001) [67] Cross-sectional study Netherlands (1993–2001) Multicenter, (NECOSAD) 96 (59, 37) N/A APD was better
Sunder S et al. (2008) [68] Prospective observational study India (N/A) Single center 18 12 months Ns.
Guney I et al. (2010) [65] Cross-sectional study Turkey (N/A) Single center 68 (48, 20) N/A Ns.
Balasubramanian G et al. (2011) [11] Retrospective observational study UK (2003–2008) Single center 224 (111, 131) 5 years Ns.
Michels WM et al. (2011) [101] Prospective cohort study Netherlands (1997–2006) Multicenter (NECOSAD) 550 (486, 64) 3 months–3 years Ns.
Losso RL et al. (2015) [110] Observational cross-sectional study Curitiba, Parana, Brazil (N/A) Multicenter 76 (48, 28) N/A Ns.
  1. Ref. Bieber SD et al. [7]
  2. Ns. not significant differences between CAPD and CAD, N/A not available in the text, NECOSAD Netherlands Cooperative Study on the Adequacy of Dialysis