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Chronic renal failure after transplantation of a nonrenal organ.
BACKGROUND Transplantation of nonrenal organs is often complicated by chronic renal disease with multifactorial causes. We conducted a population-based cohort analysis to evaluate the incidence ofExpand
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Delayed graft function: risk factors and implications for renal allograft survival.
Delayed graft function (DGF) may be associated with diminished kidney allograft survival. We studied the risk factors that lead to nonimmediate function of a renal allograft and the consequences ofExpand
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Vascular access use in Europe and the United States: results from the DOPPS.
BACKGROUND A direct broad-based comparison of vascular access use and survival in Europe (EUR) and the United States (US) has not been performed previously. Case series reports suggest that vascularExpand
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Noncompliance in hemodialysis: predictors and survival analysis.
Noncompliance with hemodialysis (HD), depending on the definition, occurs in 2% to more than 50% of patients. To better understand predictors and outcomes of noncompliance, we evaluated patientExpand
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Nonadherence in hemodialysis: associations with mortality, hospitalization, and practice patterns in the DOPPS.
BACKGROUND Nonadherence among hemodialysis patients compromises dialysis delivery, which could influence patient morbidity and mortality. The Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS)Expand
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Association of comorbid conditions and mortality in hemodialysis patients in Europe, Japan, and the United States: the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS).
Mortality rates among hemodialysis patients vary greatly across regions. Representative databases containing extensive profiles of patient characteristics and outcomes are lacking. The DialysisExpand
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Health-related quality of life as a predictor of mortality and hospitalization: the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS).
BACKGROUND We investigated whether indicators of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) may predict the risk of death and hospitalization among hemodialysis patients treated in seven countries,Expand
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Immunosuppression and the Risk of Post‐Transplant Malignancy Among Cadaveric First Kidney Transplant Recipients
The success of renal transplantation may be counterbalanced by serious adverse medical events. The effect of immunosuppression on the incidence of de novo neoplasms among kidney recipients should beExpand
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Anaemia in haemodialysis patients of five European countries: association with morbidity and mortality in the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS).
BACKGROUND The Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) is a prospective, observational study based on data collected from nationally representative samples of haemodialysis facilities.Expand
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Health-related quality of life among dialysis patients on three continents: the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study.
BACKGROUND Assessing health-related quality of life (HRQOL) can provide information on the types and degrees of burdens that afflict patients with chronic medical conditions, including end-stageExpand
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