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  1. European Patients Live Longer with Extended HD Treatments

    Compared to standard in-center HD, patients from eight European countries who dialyzed for 6+ hours thrice weekly lived longer. Of 142,460 patients, 1,338 did extended HD. Compared to in-center HD (13.5/100 person-years), crude mortality for extended HD (6.0/100 person-years) was significantly better. Overall, those treated with extended treatments were 73% more likely to have survived.

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    Tags: Survival, Extended Hours Hemodialysis, Haemodialysis, Era Edta Registry