Table 3.

Causes of death in the study cohorta

HDCAPD
aHD, hemodialysis; CAPD, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.
Cardiovascular n
stroke71
sudden death25
heart failure51
myocardial infarction41
arrhythmia2
mesenteric infarction2
pulmonary embolism2
Total248
Other causes n
sepsis/infection29
cachexia46
hyperkalemia41
neoplasia21
gastrointestinal hemorrhage1
treatment withdrawal1
Total1318