The aim of this study was to compare the progression of aortic stiffness in chronic hemodialysis patients (CHP) with that of general population patients (GPP) over a 36-month period and to evaluate the determinants of this progression.
The number of hemodialysis patients and dialysis facilities is increasing each year, but there are no surveillance programs validating that the services and equipment of each hemodialysis unit meet specified safety and quality standards. There is a concern that excessive competition and illegal a..
The aim of this study was to compare the progression of bone mass loss in chronic hemodialysis patients (CHPs) with that in general population patients (GPPs) over an 18-month period.
The control group consisted of 60 patien..
The number of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is rising very rapidly as the number of elderly and patients with diabetes increases in Korea. ESRD Registry Committee of the Korean Society of Nephrology (KSN) collected dialysis therapy data in Korea through an online registry program o..
Maintenance dialysis is made decreased the death rate of patients with end-stage renal disease; however, mortality is still high. The aim of this study was to identify the association between clinical parameters at the start of hemodialysis with survival and com..