Attitudes of pediatric nephrologists to management of end-stage renal disease in infants

J Pediatr. 1998 Jul;133(1):154-6. doi: 10.1016/s0022-3476(98)70199-4.


A multinational survey of pediatric nephrologists found no intercountry difference in the rate at which renal replacement therapy is offered to infants with end-stage renal disease. Overall, renal replacement therapy is offered by 41% to all infants < 1 month old and by 53% to all infants between 1 and 12 months.

MeSH terms

  • Attitude of Health Personnel*
  • Data Collection
  • Europe
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Japan
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / therapy*
  • Nephrology*
  • North America
  • Parents
  • Pediatrics*
  • Renal Replacement Therapy*