The present status of and perspectives on home hemodialysis therapy in Japan.


Home hemodialysis (HHD) is one of the best choices for improving the quality of life and survival rate of dialysis patients because it can lead to longer and more frequent dialysis programs to aid in achieving adequate dialysis. There were 461 dialysis patients treated with HHD as of the end of 2013 in Japan, comprising only 0.1% of all dialysis patients in… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000380968


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