• Published 2000

COMPARISON OF MORTALITY IN ALL PATIENTS ON DIALYSIS , PATIENTS ON DIALYSIS AWAITING TRANSPLANTATION , AND RECIPIENTS OF A FIRST CADAVERIC TRANSPLANT

@inproceedings{Obert2000COMPARISONOM,
  title={COMPARISON OF MORTALITY IN ALL PATIENTS ON DIALYSIS , PATIENTS ON DIALYSIS AWAITING TRANSPLANTATION , AND RECIPIENTS OF A FIRST CADAVERIC TRANSPLANT},
  author={Obert and A. W. and OLFE and ALARIE and B Antonisamy and SHBY and DGAR and L. M. and ILFORD and KINLOLU and {\`O} {\`O} and Jo and E. E. and TTENGER and AWRENCE and Ahn Yc and GODOA and Hilip and J. H. and Eld},
  year={2000}
}
A BSTRACT Background The extent to which renal allotransplantation — as compared with long-term dialysis — improves survival among patients with end-stage renal disease is controversial, because those selected for transplantation may have a lower base-line risk of death. Methods In an attempt to distinguish the effects of patient selection from those of transplantation itself, we conducted a longitudinal study of mortality in 228,552 patients who were receiving long-term dialysis for end-stage… CONTINUE READING

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