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Volume 42, Number 12 December 2013

Addressing the Plight of Patients with Kidney Failure

In this issue of the Annals, there are 5 papers dealing with kidney diseases which have attracted the attention of this editorial. The paper...

Quality of Care of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease in National Healthcare Group Polyclinics from 2007 to 2011

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is defined as either functional or structural kidney damage or a glomerular filtration rate (GFR) less than 60 mL/min per...

Cancer Among End-Stage Renal Disease Patients on Dialysis

The age standardised incidence rate (ASIR) of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients on dialysis in Singapore increased from 176. (95% CI, 171.7 to 180.6)...

Right-siting Chronic Kidney Disease Care—A Survey of General Practitioners in Singapore

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health problem worldwide and in Singapore, it has large financial implications. The increasing prevalence of diabetes...

What Factors Really Matter? Health-related Quality of Life for Patients on Kidney Transplant Waiting List

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health problem worldwide and in Singapore, it has large financial implications. The increasing prevalence of diabetes...