Mortality rates among prevalent hemodialysis patients in Beijing: a comparison with USRDS data
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 08/21/2012
Cheng X et al. – The annual mortality for the Beijing maintenance hemodialysis (MHD) patients was lower than that for their USRDS counterparts, and this difference existed after baseline demographics were adjusted. This survival difference between the Beijing and the United States Renal Data System MHD cohorts could be attributed to differences in race or practice pattern.