Access to, and outcome of, renal transplantation according to treatment modality of end-stage renal disease in France.

@article{Chalem2005AccessTA,
  title={Access to, and outcome of, renal transplantation according to treatment modality of end-stage renal disease in France.},
  author={Ylana Chalem and Jean-Philippe Ryckelynck and Philippe Tuppin and Christian Verger and Sylvie Chauv{\'e} and Denis Glotz},
  journal={Kidney international},
  year={2005},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={2448-53}
}
BACKGROUND Although peritoneal dialysis (PD) is recognized as one of the methods of treatment of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), there have been recurrent concerns about the access of patients treated by this modality to kidney transplantation (KTx), as well as reports showing increased complications of KTx in such patients, such as graft thrombosis and infections. METHODS The aim of this study was to provide a comprehensive view of the impact on transplantation of pretransplant modality of… CONTINUE READING