End-Stage Renal Disease

End-Stage Renal Disease News

  • Global Burden of Kidney Disease High, Inequities in Care Common By 2030, 14.5 million people around the world will have end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), yet only 5.4 million will be treated due to economic, social and political factors. And more than 2 million people will die each year due to little or no access to hemodialysis or kidney transplantation.
  • ISN 2019 Lengthier Dialysis Doesn't Translate to Longer Life A comparison of extended and standard dialysis hours yielded disappointing results and has nephrologists debating next steps for patients who say they feel better with more hours of care.

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