Outcomes of dialytic modalities in a large incident registry cohort from Eastern Europe: the Romanian Renal Registry

@article{Mircescu2013OutcomesOD,
  title={Outcomes of dialytic modalities in a large incident registry cohort from Eastern Europe: the Romanian Renal Registry},
  author={Gabriel M. Mircescu and Gabriel Ştefan and Liliana G{\^a}rneaţă and Irina Mititiuc and Dimitrie Siriopol and Adrian Constantin Covic},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
  year={2013},
  volume={46},
  pages={443-451}
}
Studies comparing survival in hemodialysis (HD) or peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients reported controversial results, mainly during the first 2 years of treatment. Moreover, there is a significant geographic variation in the use of these modalities. We aimed to compare the survival of HD and PD patients using data from the Romanian Renal Registry. In an intention-to-treat analysis using Kaplan–Meier and Cox proportional hazard (CPH) models, survival was compared between 8,252 incident HD… CONTINUE READING