A multivariate analysis of mortality and hospital admissions with high-flux dialysis.

@article{Hornberger1992AMA,
  title={A multivariate analysis of mortality and hospital admissions with high-flux dialysis.},
  author={John C. Hornberger and Michael E. Chernew and Jens Petersen and Alan M. Garber},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  year={1992},
  volume={3 6},
  pages={1227-37}
}
The use of high-flux dialysis in clinical practice increased rapidly despite an absence of reports on the clinical effectiveness of the technique. Mortality and hospital admission rates of patients treated with high-flux dialysis were evaluated and compared with those of patients treated with conventional dialysis in a hospital-based renal dialysis unit in northern California. By use of a retrospective, cross-over design, 253 patients enrolled in the dialysis unit from January 1987 to January… CONTINUE READING

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