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International Journal of Nephrology
Volume 2012, Article ID 231018, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/231018
Research Article

Comparison of Mortality between Japanese Peritoneal Dialysis and Hemodialysis Patients: A 5-Year Multicenter Follow-Up Study

1Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology, and Nephrology, Yamagata University School of Medicine, 2-2-2, Iida-Nishi, Yamagata, Yamagata 990-9585, Japan
2Department of Internal Medicine, Okitama Public General Hospital, Kawanishi 992-0601, Japan
3Department of Internal Medicine, Nihonkai General Hospital, Sakata 998-8501, Japan
4Dialysis Center, Yabuki Hospital, Yamagata 990-0043, Japan
5Dialysis Center, Keijinkai Hospital, Osaki 989-6117, Japan
6Department of Internal Medicine, Yamagata City Hospital Saiseikan, Yamagata 990-0042, Japan

Received 2 February 2012; Accepted 5 April 2012

Academic Editor: Jaime Uribarri

Copyright © 2012 Kazuko Suzuki 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.

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