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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 149750, 9 pages
Research Article

Increased Upper and Lower Tract Urothelial Carcinoma in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease: A Nationwide Cohort Study in Taiwan during 1997–2008

1Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei 10002, Taiwan
2Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10020, Taiwan
3Department of Statistics, Feng Chia University, Taichung 40724, Taiwan
4Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei 10507, Taiwan
5Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei 11529, Taiwan
6Department of Public Health, National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Tainan City 70101, Taiwan
7Departments of Internal Medicine and Occupational and Environmental Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan City 70403, Taiwan

Received 23 February 2014; Accepted 15 May 2014; Published 16 June 2014

Academic Editor: Li-Jen Wang

Copyright © 2014 Shuo-Meng Wang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Estimated trend coefficients with 95% confidence intervals for CIR's (cumulative incidence rates). This figure shows that for male LTUC, significant decreasing trends were found in all the 6-year periods after 1999. There were decreasing trends for male UTUC after 2000 and female LTUC and UTUC after 2003, but none of them show a statistical significant trend.

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