Hemodialysis outcomes in a global sample of children and young adult hemodialysis patients: the PICCOLO MONDO cohort

Maria Ferris*, Keisha Gibson, Brett Plattner, Debbie S. Gipson, Peter Kotanko, Daniele Marcelli, Cristina Marelli, Michael Etter, Paola Carioni, Gero von Gersdorff, Xiaoqi Xu, Jeroen P. Kooman, Qingqing Xiao, Franciscus van der Sande, Albert Power, Roberto Picoits-Filho, Lucimary Sylvestre, Katherine Westreich, Len Usvyat

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Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to describe the experience of pediatric and young adult hemodialysis (HD) patients from a global cohort. Methods: The Pediatric Investigation and Close Collaborative Consortium for Ongoing Life Outcomes for MONitoring Dialysis Outcomes (PICCOLO MONDO) study provided de-identified electronic information of 3244 patients, ages 0-30 years from 2000 to 2012 in four regions: Asia, Europe, North America and South America. The study sample was categorized into pediatric (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)295-302
JournalNDT Plus
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2016

Keywords

  • adolescents
  • international
  • young adults

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