Comparison of survival for haemodialysis patients vs renal transplant recipients treated in Uruguay.

BACKGROUND Our aim was to compare survival among renal transplant recipients and haemodialysis patients treated in Uruguay. METHODS All the patients transplanted in Uruguay (n=460) and all the patients who started haemodialysis (HD) in three centres in Uruguay (n=695) from 01 January 1981 to 31 December 1998 were included. Overall survival, adjusted… CONTINUE READING