Death and renal transplantation among Aboriginal people undergoing dialysis.

@article{Tonelli2004DeathAR,
  title={Death and renal transplantation among Aboriginal people undergoing dialysis.},
  author={Marcello Tonelli and Brenda R. Hemmelgarn and Braden J. Manns and George Pylypchuk and Clara Bohm and Karen Yeates and Sita M Gourishankar and John S. Gill},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={2004},
  volume={171 6},
  pages={577-82}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the increase in the number of Aboriginal people with end-stage renal disease around the world, little is known about their health outcomes when undergoing renal replacement therapy. We evaluated differences in survival and rate of renal transplantation among Aboriginal and white patients after initiation of dialysis. METHODS Adult patients who were Aboriginal or white and who commenced dialysis in Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba between Jan. 1, 1990, and Dec. 31, 2000… CONTINUE READING
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