Effect of comorbidities on survival in patients > 80 years of age at onset of renal replacement therapy: data from the ERA-EDTA Registry

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Helve J., Kramer A., Diez J. M. A., Areste-Fosalba N., ARICI M., Cases A., ...More

NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION, vol.36, no.4, pp.688-694, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/ndt/gfaa278
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.688-694
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Background. The number of elderly patients on renal replacement therapy (RRT) is increasing. The survival and quality of life of these patients may be lower if they have multiple comorbidities at the onset of RRT. The aim of this study was to explore whether the effect of comorbidities on survival is similar in elderly RRT patients compared with younger ones.