Healthcare costs in chronic kidney disease and renal replacement therapy: a population-based cohort study in Sweden

OBJECTIVE To compare healthcare costs in chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 4 or 5 not on dialysis (estimated glomerular filtration rate <30 mL/min/1.73m2), peritoneal dialysis, haemodialysis and in transplanted patients with matched general population comparators. DESIGN Population-based cohort study. SETTING Swedish national healthcare system… (More)