dialysis: Renal Function in Three Groups of Peritoneal Dialysis...

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Longitudinal data on the renal function of 116 patients observed on up to five different occasions.




A data.table with 116 rows and 5 variables:

id patient identifier, a character string
group treatment group identifier, a character string
vintage days since starting dialysis, an integer
month month of observation, an integer
renalfn renal function of the patient at that month, numeric


This data is derived from the Global Fluid Study. This part of the study was led by Dr James Chess and Prof. Nick Topley.


Lambie, M., Chess, J. et al. (2013). Independent effects of systemic and peritoneal inflammation on peritoneal dialysis survival. J Am Soc Nephrol, 24, 2071–80.

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