Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Early Mortality After Dialysis Initiation.

@article{Foley2017EpidemiologyAR,
  title={Epidemiology and Risk Factors for Early Mortality After Dialysis Initiation.},
  author={Robert N. Foley},
  journal={Seminars in nephrology},
  year={2017},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={114-119}
}
Confronted with the decision to initiate dialysis, patients and caregivers often seek information about how expected survival chances evolve, both initially and afterward, providing the patient survives beyond arbitrary periods of time. Large registry data, used to examine these issues, may be subject to early ascertainment bias, such as those accruing from… CONTINUE READING