TITLE

Early and late initiation of dialysis did not differ for reduction of all-cause mortality in stage 5 chronic kidney disease

AUTHOR(S)
Walsh, Michael
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;11/16/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's views on the treatment of stage five chronic kidney disease (CKD) in patients. It presents a study called Initiating Dialysis Early and Late (IDEAL) based on estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) in patients with CKD. A chart depicting the impacts of early and late initiation of dialysis in patients with stage five CKD is also included in the article.
ACCESSION #
65456954

 

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