The assessment of a patient for replacement therapy by regular dialysis or transplantation is an essential part of the management of advanced renal failure. The earlier a decision can be made, the more likely it is that a smooth transfer will be achieved. Unfortunately, the scarcity of resources and the unevenness of their distribution in countries and between regions of a single country mean that each nephrologist has his own criteria and methods for the assessment of individual patients which he considers most equitable for his own district’s needs.
KeywordsChronic Renal Failure Dialysis Patient Renal Osteodystrophy Successful Transplant Advanced Renal Failure
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