What is the difference in vascular access complications rates between a 3-day dialysis regimen and a 6-day dialysis regimen in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD)?

Updated: Oct 26, 2020
  • Author: Pradeep Arora, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Mortality rates are consistently higher for men than for women, and for black persons than for white individuals and patients of other races. For Medicare CKD patients aged 66 years and older, deaths per 1000 patient-years in 2009 were 75 for white patients and 83 for black patients. [26]


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