Publisher and editor :

The Bulletin de la Dialyse à Domicile  (home dialysis bullletin) is published by the French Language Peritoneal Dialysis and home hemodialysis Registry (RDPLF). The RDPLF  is a non profit association  with its web site at  Its aim is to help nurses and medical teams, caring for dialysis patients, to evaluate and improve home dialysis and share their knowledge. The RDPLF is recognized as general interest association. Office is located 30 rue Sere Depoin, 95300 - Pontoise - France

How to cite published article : use full name (Bulletin de la Dialyse  à Domicile) or the standard abbreviation ISO-4: Bull Dial Domic

Advertising :

Advertising is not accepted in the Bulletin de la Dialyse à Domicile.

Aims and scope

The Bulletin de la Dialyse à Domicile (BDD)  is the official journal of the RDPLF (Registry of Peritoneal Dialysis and Home Hemodialysis in the French Language). It aims to help the development of home dialysis in France and in French-speaking countries by publishing peer-reviewed, high-quality articles on all aspects of home dialysis; this includes: reports from the RDPLF, original articles, case reports, review of the literature, methods of analysis, methods of exploration, methods of treatment, patient testimonials. The journal is intended for all health professionals concerned with replacement therapy for chronic renal failure. We wish to establish bridges between international and local scientific languages in order to encourage an open mind to a large number of practitioners whatever their native language, and promote fruitful knowledge sharing.

 We wish to favor exchanges in medical litterature whatever the language used

We wish to give the opportunity to authors to share their medical knowledge and experience when using their native language.

Summary : The article summaries are in French and English
Main text : the main text is in French and English, translation is performed by the editor so that publication is in the two languages.

If a text is submitted in English or Spanish, it is then submitted to English or Spanish-speaking reviewers. If the initial submission is accepted definitively, it is translated into French by the publisher and subjected to the principal author’s agreement before publication.

Open access

All articles published by the Bulletin de la Dialyse à Domicile are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers.

Publishing in the Bulletin de la Dialyse à Domicile is free of charge. All costs are paid by the RDPLF.

Copyright of articles published in the Bulletin de la Dialyse à Domicile are retained by the author with respect of the licence Common Creative CC by 4.0. See details on copyright and licence on this link.

 It is not necessary to be registered to read and download the articles, however we encourage our readers to do so : this will allow us to inform them for future issues ; in addition, during registration they may indicate if they accept  to be contacted for future reviewing.

Miscellaneous :

  • The full text of all articles is deposited in digital archives to guarantee long-term digital preservation.
  • The Bulletin de la Dialyse à Domicile adheres to the rules of ethics et and good practices of open access publications
  • We respect privacy of readers, authors and subscribers
  • The authors must  obtain informed consent  of any  publication dealing with human research.
  • The Bulletin de la Dialyse à Domicile does not publish any advertising.
  • Hosting and journal software  : The Bulletin de la Dialyse à Domicile is published with Open Journal Systems (OJS), a journal management and publishing system developed by the Public Knowledge Project. It is hosted on the server of University of Leuven in Belgium (