Vascular access type and mortality in haemodialysis: a retrospective cohort study

Abstract Background Haemodialysis patients have a high mortality rate. Part of this can be attributed to vascular access complications. Large retrospective studies have shown a higher mortality in patients dialysed with a catheter, which is mostly ascribed to infectious complications. Since we obser...

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Main Authors: Dieter De Clerck, Florence Bonkain, Wilfried Cools, Patricia Van der Niepen
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-06-01
Series:BMC Nephrology
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