The effect of contraindications and patient preference on dialysis modality selection in ESRD patients in The Netherlands.

@article{Jager2004TheEO,
  title={The effect of contraindications and patient preference on dialysis modality selection in ESRD patients in The Netherlands.},
  author={Kitty J. Jager and Johanna C. Korevaar and Friedo Wilhelm Dekker and Raymond Theodorus Krediet and Elisabeth Wilhelmina Boeschoten},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2004},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={891-9}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who are about to start long-term dialysis therapy are faced with the question of modality choice. The aim of the current study is to determine the influence of different factors on long-term dialysis modality choice. METHODS As part of a large Dutch prospective multicenter study, the Netherlands Cooperative Study on the Adequacy of Dialysis, we consecutively included all new patients with ESRD. Nephrologists indicated the most important… CONTINUE READING

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