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Chapter 11: Blood Pressure Profile of Prevalent Patients receiving Renal Replacement Therapy in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2009: National and Centre-Specific Analyses.
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PMID:  21894034     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Background: The UK Renal Registry (UKRR) assesses blood pressure (BP) control annually for patients receiving Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) at renal centres in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Methods: Patients alive and receiving RRT on 31st December 2009 with a BP reading in either the fourth or third quarter of 2009 were included. Summary statistics were calculated for each renal centre and country. Results: Data completeness for BP measurements submitted to the UKRR for all modalities improved from the previous year and was better for HD patients (67% for pre-HD measurements) than for PD patients (44%) or transplant recipients (37%). In 2009, the median pre-and post-HD SBP were 142 mmHg and 129 mmHg respectively. The median SBP of patients on PD was 137 mmHg. Transplant recipients had a median SBP of 134 mmHg. Median DBP were 74 mmHg (pre-HD), 68 mmHg (post-HD), 79 mmHg (PD) and 79 mmHg (transplant). Only 26.7% of PD patients achieved the Renal Association guideline of SBP <130 mmHg and DBP <80 mmHg. Amongst transplant patients, 27.2% achieved the Renal Association guideline of SBP <130 mmHg and DBP <80 mmHg. Conclusion: In 2009 there continued to be significant variation in the achievement of BP standards between UK renal centres.
Lynsey Webb; Charles R V Tomson; Anna Casula; Ken Farrington
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-08-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nephron. Clinical practice     Volume:  119 Suppl 2     ISSN:  1660-2110     ISO Abbreviation:  Nephron Clin Pract     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101159763     Medline TA:  Nephron Clin Pract     Country:  Switzerland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  c215-24     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 S. Karger AG, Basel.
UK Renal Registry, Bristol, UK.
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