Analgesic nephropathy and renal replacement therapy in Australia: trends, comorbidities and outcomes.

@article{Chang2008AnalgesicNA,
  title={Analgesic nephropathy and renal replacement therapy in Australia: trends, comorbidities and outcomes.},
  author={Sean Haw Chang and Timothy Hamish Mathew and Stephen McDonald},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2008},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={768-76}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES This study examined age-specific incidence and prevalence of renal replacement therapy attributed to analgesic nephropathy from 1971 through 2005 and adjusted comorbidity prevalence and survival of patients who had analgesic nephropathy and were on renal replacement therapy (compared with control subjects without diabetes). DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS This retrospective cohort study, using data from the Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and… CONTINUE READING
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