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World J Nephrol. Nov 6, 2015; 4(5): 521-527
Published online Nov 6, 2015. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v4.i5.521
Table 1 Study and recommendations that support early dialysis initiation
Study/recommendationsYearTime/eGFR(mL/min per 1.73 m2)Journal
CANUSA study19969 to 14J Am Soc Nephrol
NECOSAD study2001No beneficial effect of earlier dialysis initiationLancet
NKF-DOQI199710.5Am J Kidney Dis
CSN1999< 12J Am Soc Nephrol
KDOQI2006< 15.0Am J Kidney Dis
Table 2 Study and recommendations that support late dialysis initiation
Ref./recommendationsYearTime/eGFR(mL/min per 1.73 m2)Journal
Beddhu et al[23]20035-mL/min increase of the associated risk of death was 27% higherJ Am Soc Nephrol
Chinese Taiwan study2010< 3.29Nephrol Dial Transplant
Rosansky et al[27]2011Between 0 to 5Arch Intern Med
Yamagata et al[31]2012No differenceTher Apher Dial
Crews et al[33]2014< 10J Am Soc Nephrol
Susantitaphong et al[34]20141 mL increase 3%-4% higher all-cause mortalityAm J Kidney Dis
Scialla et al[32]2014No differenceKidney Int
ERBP20028, and to be sure at 6Nephrol Dial Transplant
Australia2005Evidenced symptoms or complications: < 10, no symptoms or complications < 6
United Kingdom2009< 6
CSN2014< 6CMAJ