Mortality and duration of hemodialysis treatment.

Abstract

Decrease in the average duration of hemodialysis treatment time is a continuing phenomenon. We investigated the relationship of 3-year mortality to duration of dialysis in a 1984-1985 national random sample of 600 hemodialysis patients from 36 dialysis units. Mortality was negatively associated with duration of dialysis treatments, as shown by the Cox model… (More)

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@article{Held1991MortalityAD, title={Mortality and duration of hemodialysis treatment.}, author={Peter Held and N. W. Levin and Randall R. Bovbjerg and M V Pauly and Leslie Diamond}, journal={JAMA}, year={1991}, volume={265 7}, pages={871-5} }