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Effect of cause and time of dropout on the residual GFR: a comparative analysis of the decline of GFR on dialysis.

Authors
  • Misra, M
  • Vonesh, E
  • Van Stone, J C
  • Moore, H L
  • Prowant, B
  • Nolph, K D
Type
Published Article
Journal
Kidney international
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2001
Volume
59
Issue
2
Pages
754–763
Identifiers
PMID: 11168959
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The results of our analysis suggest that such informative censoring is independent of treatment modality and that even after correcting for dropout caused by death or transfer to another modality, patients starting on PD have a lower rate of decline in GFR (that is, better preservation of GFR) than patients starting on HD.

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