The costs of treating chronic renal failure

  • G. Pincherle
  • P. V. Mancini


Haemodialysis and kidney transplantation have been available for about 25 years. The development of dialysis has been limited by lack of facilities, trained staff and money, and transplantation has been limited by a lack of cadaver kidneys. However, while this has been clear for many years there have been few attempts to cost these treatments accurately.


National Health Service Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Dialysis Unit Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis Patient Cadaver Kidney 
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  • G. Pincherle
  • P. V. Mancini

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