Oct 20, 2017
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This activity will provide highlights of recent updates on descriptive epidemiology of kidney disease (ESRD and CKD) and the Transition of Care in CKD (TC-CKD) Special Study Center in the United States. This information presented from the USRDS 2015 Annual Data Report (ADR) will cover key topics such as incidence, prevalence, mortality, hospitalization and cost. Key findings from ongoing research being conducted at the USRDS Coordinating Center, especially in the area of vascular access practices and the role of primary care among ESRD patients will be discussed. Data from this ongoing USRDS Special Study will be presented with discussion regarding contemporary national trends in patterns of care at the end-of-life among patients with ESRD.
Faculty: Kamyar Kalantar Zadeh, MD, MPH, PhD, FNKF; Rajiv Saran, MD, MRCP, MS; Yoshio Hall, MD, MS
Cost: Free for NKF Members / $25 for non-members