Impact of incident comorbidity on functional loss in elderly chronic kidney disease patients undergoing hemodialysis.

@article{Francisco2012ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of incident comorbidity on functional loss in elderly chronic kidney disease patients undergoing hemodialysis.},
  author={Juan Jos{\'e} Mansilla Francisco and Francisco D{\'i}ez De los R{\'i}os Cuenca and Sandra Cabrera Aza{\~n}a and Joaqu{\'i}n Cort{\'e}s Torres and M Jos{\'e} Mac{\'i}as L{\'o}pez and Jos{\'e} Antonio Gonz{\'a}lez Castillo and Juan Lu{\'i}s Ferreras Duarte},
  journal={CANNT journal = Journal ACITN},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={25-9}
}
The incidence of end stage renal disease in older persons has been increasing progressively over the last 10 years. Improved survival rates with renal replacement therapy are making this increased prevalence even more pronounced. The usual risks of morbidity and requirements for specialized care associated with older people increase dramatically when they have chronic kidney disease (CKD). It has been seen that the majority of patients in hemodialysis units are over the age of 60, and have… CONTINUE READING