Interesting highlights from the 22nd Report of the Malaysian Dialysis and Transplant Registry 2014.
The intake of new dialysis patients continued to show a linear increase from 3,167 in 2005 and at least 7,055 in 2014.
The number of prevalent dialysis patients showed a steeper increase from 13,000 in 2005 to almost 35,000 in 2014.
Dialysis acceptance rates increased from 120 per million populations (pmp) in 2005 to 235 per million populations in 2013.
Do you know?
Dialysis acceptance rate has increased by almost 2 fold and prevalence rate by nearly 2.7 fold over the last 10 years.
The available dialysis treatment options are
Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) and Haemodialysis (HD).