End-stage kidney disease is a complete or near complete failure of the kidneys to function to excrete wastes, concentrate urine, and regulate electrolytes. Also called End-stage renal disease (ESRD).
Dialysis provider in the USA describes chronic disease and explains the treatment options. Includes a directory of local units.
Forum of ESRD Networks
Information about this national organization as well as end-stage renal disease data.
A personal account of two failed kidney transplants, hemodialysis since 1984, and a trial of peritoneal dialysis.
In Focus: A Photographic Journey
John F. Martin, a photojournalist, documented his bout with kidney failure, dialysis and the live-donor transplant he received from his father. Over 100 photos take the reader through the year-long process step-by-step.
NHS Choices: Chronic Kidney Disease
Provides information on this long-term condition where the kidneys progressively lose their function. Includes a short video and details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and dialysis.
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