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Comparison of mortality in all patients on dialysis, patients on dialysis awaiting transplantation, and recipients of a first cadaveric transplant.
Among patients with end-stage renal disease, healthier patients are placed on a waiting list for transplantation, and long-term survival is better among those on the waiting list who eventually undergo transplantation. Expand
Effect of blood pressure lowering and antihypertensive drug class on progression of hypertensive kidney disease: results from the AASK trial.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors appear to be more effective than beta-blockers or dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers in slowing GFR decline in hypertension. Expand
US Renal Data System 2014 Annual Data Report: Epidemiology of Kidney Disease in the United States.
Author(s): Saran, Rajiv; Li, Yi; Robinson, Bruce; Ayanian, John; Balkrishnan, Rajesh; Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer; Chen, Joline TL; Cope, Elizabeth; Gipson, Debbie; He, Kevin; Herman, William; Heung,Expand
Cancer in patients on dialysis for end-stage renal disease: an international collaborative study
The overall risk of cancer is increased in patients with ESRD, and the distribution of tumour types resembles the pattern seen after transplantation (although the authors have no data to make the comparison with skin cancer). Expand
US Renal Data System 2013 Annual Data Report.
Microalbuminuria in the US population: third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
In adults aged 40+ years, after excluding persons with clinical proteinuria, albuminuria was independently associated with older age, non-Hispanic black and Mexican American ethnicity, diabetes, hypertension, and elevated serum creatinine concentration. Expand
US Renal Data System 2010 Annual Data Report.
Allan J. Collins, MD, Robert N. Foley, MB, Charles Herzog, MD, Blanche Chavers, MD, David Gilbertson, PhD, Areef Ishani, MD, MS, Bertram Kasiske, MD, Jiannong Liu, PhD, Lih-Wen Mau, PhD, MarshallExpand
Serum creatinine levels in the US population: third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Mean serum creatinine values are higher in men, non-Hispanic blacks, and older persons and are lower in Mexican-Americans, and it is not clear to what extent the variability by sex, age, and age reflects normal physiological differences rather than the presence of kidney disease. Expand
US Renal Data System 2012 Annual Data Report.