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Dialysis - The National Kidney Foundation

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Average life expectancy on dialysis is 5-10 years, however, many patients have lived well on dialysis for 20 or even 30 years. Talk to your healthcare team about  ...

Consequences of Frequent Hemodialysis: Comparison to ... - NCBI

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The average life expectancy of a person on hemodialysis is less than 3 years and .... similar to that of patients receiving a deceased-donor kidney transplant.

Dialysis Raises Hard Questions for Older Patients - The New York ...

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Dec 4, 2013 ... A patient finishing dialysis at the Centers for Dialysis Care in Cleveland, ... What is known about life expectancy among older dialysis patients?

Expected dialysis lifespan: How long does someone live who is on

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Mar 29, 2008 ... By Bill Peckham What is the expected lifespan of someone who needs dialysis? This is a recurring topic on the discussion boards, listservs and ...

Clinical outcomes of PD and HD | AREP

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The total life expectancy of an individual with end stage renal disease (ESRD) ... Despite these risks, the overall mortality rates of peritoneal dialysis (PD) and ..... similar to that of patients receiving a deceased donor kidney transplant (56, 57).

Dialysis: A Forever Decision - Today's Geriatric Medicine

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Studies of aging patients and their dialysis outcomes prompt a compelling ... That may be appropriate based on a patient's life expectancy and other .... of receiving a kidney transplant are better than ever for older patients who need one.

Dialysis: What's The Prognosis When Starting Or Stopping

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May 11, 2010 ... If you are a patient on dialysis, you may be thinking about what happens ... normal kidneys that function and work well throughout their lifetime.

The Benefits of Transplant versus Dialysis | Beth Israel Deaconess ...

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Many patients come to the Transplant Center with the myth that they can live ... As a result, the average life expectancy for a patient on dialysis is generally five ...

Dialysis - NHS Choices

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But often, someone with kidney failure will need a kidney transplant. It's not always possible to carry out a kidney transplant straight away, so dialysis may be  ...

Kidney Dialysis Life Expectancy - LKDN

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Aug 26, 2013 ... http://www.buzzle.com/articles/kidney-dialysis-life-expectancy.html ... patients awaiting a kidney transplant might be asked to undergo dialysis ...

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What happens if someone stops dialysis? - DaVita

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Every person with end stage renal disease (ESRD) has the right to stop or not start dialysis. Without dialysis or a kidney transplant,once a patient reaches ...

Insights Into Life Expectancy With and Without Dialysis - Medscape

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Is dialysis appropriate for every patient with kidney disease, particularly older adults ... between those receiving conservative management versus hemodialysis.

Dialysis: A Poor Option :: Living Kidney Donor Search

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Consequently, the average life expectancy of a person on dialysis is only about 5 years. <sup>1</sup> One out of every 4 patients on dialysis dies of a heart attack.