Analysis and outcome of 1063 patients trained for home hemodialysis.

  title={Analysis and outcome of 1063 patients trained for home hemodialysis.},
  author={Jaclyn Landau Roberts},
  journal={Kidney international},
  volume={9 4},
Between 1967 and 1973, 12 home dialysis training centers (HDTC), under contract to the health Resource Administration, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, reported training 1063 patients. Mean training time was 69 days; mean patient age was 40 yr with a range of 12 to 75 yr. Survival rates were 87% at one year, 74% at two years, 62% at three years, 54% at four years and 52% at five years. Male to female ratio was 3.2; there was no significant survival difference between sexes… CONTINUE READING