A critical examination of trends in outcomes over the last decade.

Abstract

The past decade has seen substantial improvements in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) outcomes, especially mortality, in the United States. Incidence rates for treated ESRD have doubled for most age groups, probably because of improved survival among high-risk populations, such as patients with diabetes and hypertension. The ESRD patient population is… (More)

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@article{Wolfe1998ACE, title={A critical examination of trends in outcomes over the last decade.}, author={Robert A. Wolfe and Peter Held and Tempie E Hulbert-Shearon and Larry Y Agodoa and Friedrich K. Port}, journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation}, year={1998}, volume={32 6 Suppl 4}, pages={S9-15} }