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International quotidian dialysis registry: Annual report 2010.
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PMID:  21231997     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The International Quotidian Dialysis Registry (IQDR) is a global initiative designed to study practices and outcomes associated with the use of hemodialysis (HD) regimens of increased frequency and/or duration. The IQDR grew out of the initiative that lead to the randomized prospective studies of nocturnal HD and short hours daily dialysis vs. conventional thrice weekly HD that are conducted by the Frequent Hemodialysis Network sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. These 2 separate studies are drawing to a close and the first results are expected to be reported later this year. These studies use surrogate outcomes for their primary endpoints as they are not powered to look at outcomes of mortality and hospitalization. The IQDR attempts to aggregate long-term follow-up data from centers utilizing alternative HD regimens worldwide and will have adequate statistical power to examine those important outcomes. To date, the IQDR has enrolled patients from Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and France and has linked with commercial databases and national registries. This sixth annual report of the IQDR describes: (1) An update on the governance structure; (2) The recommendations made at the first general meetings of the IQDR Scientific Committee and Advisory Board; (3) The status of those recommendations; (4) A summary of current data sources and participating registries; (5) The status of recruitment to date; (6) The creation of a specific Canadian IQDR data set and; (7) The current research agenda.
Robert M Lindsay; Rita S Suri; Louise M Moist; Amit X Garg; Meaghan Cuerden; Sarah Langford; Raymond Hakim; Norma J Ofsthun; Stephen P McDonald; Carmel Hawley; Ferqus J Caskey; Cecile Couchoud; Christian Awaraji; Gihad E Nesrallah
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-1-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1542-4758     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
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Created Date:  2011-1-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101093910     Medline TA:  Hemodial Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2011 The Authors. Hemodialysis International © 2011 International Society for Hemodialysis.
London Health Sciences Centre, London, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada Fresenius Medical Care, Lexington, Massachusetts, USA Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry (ANZDATA) Registry, Brisbane, Australia UK Renal Registry, Bristol, UK Renal Epidemiology and Information Network (REIN), Cedex, France Humber River Regional Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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