Peritoneal dialysis in shanghai.

  title={Peritoneal dialysis in shanghai.},
  author={Qiang Yao and Weiming Zhang and Jiaqi Qian},
  journal={Peritoneal dialysis international : journal of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis},
  volume={28 Suppl 3},
BACKGROUND Although China lacks a national dialysis registry, several local systems (such as the Shanghai Dialysis Registry, established in 1996) do exist. The present report provides information from the registry concerning the development of peritoneal dialysis (PD) in Shanghai. METHODS Data from the Shanghai Dialysis Registry collected between 1999 and 2006 were used in the analysis. All 58 dialysis centers in Shanghai, of which 30 have a PD program, entered data into the registry… CONTINUE READING