Published in Hepatitis Weekly, September 29th, 2003
According to a study from Slovenia, "the total number of end-stage renal failure patients treated by renal replacement therapy increased, from 1435 at 31 December 2000 to 1542 at 31 December 2001 (7.5% increase). At the end of 2001, 771 p.m.p. end-stage renal failure patients were treated by renal replacement therapy in Slovenia, 73% of them with hemodialysis, 7.4% with peritoneal dialysis and 19.7% had a functioning graft."
"Incident (new) patients in 2001 were 144 p.m.p. The number of hemodialysis patients increased by 7% compared with the year before, the number of patients on...
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