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The European Experience with Treatment of End-Stage Renal Disease in Young Children

  • Michel Broyer
  • Raymond Donckervolke
  • Felix Brunner
  • Hans Brynger
  • Claude Jacobs
  • Peter Kramer
  • Neville Selwood
  • Antony Wing

Abstract

In developed countries children with terminal renal failure are accepted in dialysis-transplant programs. There is nevertheless an age limit under which these programs are not currently applied. For arbitrary reasons this limit has been fixed at 5 years in some countries, but not in others, where the treatments have been applied more broadly when feasible. This chapter deals with the European experience in treating children less than 5 years of age by dialysis and transplantation through two sources: (1) European Dialysis and Transplant Association registry—for general information; (2) Hôpital des Enfants Malades (Paris)—to provide more details on some points.

Keywords

Peritoneal Dialysis Standard Deviation Score Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis European Experience Cadaver Kidney 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michel Broyer
    • 1
  • Raymond Donckervolke
    • 2
  • Felix Brunner
    • 2
  • Hans Brynger
    • 2
  • Claude Jacobs
    • 2
  • Peter Kramer
    • 2
  • Neville Selwood
    • 2
  • Antony Wing
    • 2
  1. 1.Hôpital des Enfants MaladesParis 15France
  2. 2.Registry Committee of the EDTASt. Thomas HospitalLondonEngland

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