Selection of hemodialysis versus cadaveric transplantation.

  • Henry Kreis
  • Published 1978 in Kidney international. Supplement


The records of 272 recipients of cadaver allografts and of 650 dialyzed patients (440 center dialysis and 210 home dialysis) were reviewed in an attempt to determine whether hemodialysis or transplantation is the best treatment for end-stage renal failure. Home dialysis patient survival is slightly better than that of cadaver kidney recipients and far… (More)


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