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Publication Spotlight: Dr. Sandal

Sandal Shaifali

Interview with Shaifali Sandal, MD, Associate Professor (Clinician Investigator), Department of Medicine, Divisions of Nephrology and Experimental Medicine, McGill University, author of Differences in Racial and Ethnic Disparities Between First and Repeat Kidney Transplantation.

USRDS Releases 2021 Interactive Annual Data Report

The Chronic Disease Research Group (CDRG), in partnership with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), is proud to announce the release of the 2021 USRDS Annual Data Report (ADR).

Publication Spotlight: Dr. Ngendahimana


Interview with David Ngendahimana, PhD, MS, Data Scientist, Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research and author of Outcomes of Surgical Mitral and Aortic Valve Replacements Among Kidney Transplant Candidates: Implications for Valve Selection.

Publication Spotlight: Dr. Jain

Interview with Nishank Jain, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences author of Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of Oral P2Y12 Inhibitors in Patients on Chronic Dialysis.

Publication Spotlight: Dr. Orandi


Interview with Babak John Orandi, MD, PhD, MSc, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine-Surgery, University of Alabama Birmingham Medical Center and author of Obesity as an isolated contraindication to kidney transplantation in the end-stage renal disease population: A cohort study.

Publication Spotlight: Dr. Schold


Interview with Jesse Schold, PhD, MStat, MEd, Department of Quantitative health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic and author of Failure to Advance Access to Kidney Transplantation over Two Decades in the United States.

Publication Spotlight: Dr. Lyu


Interview with Beini Lyu, PhD, Research Associate, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and author of Arteriovenous Access Type and Risk of Mortality, Hospitalization, and Sepsis Among Elderly Hemodialysis Patients: A Target Trial Emulation Approach.

Publication Spotlight: Dr. Mavrakanas


Interview with Thomas Mavrakanas, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine, McGill University author of Prasugrel and Ticagrelor in Patients with Drug-Eluting Stents and Kidney Failure.

2020 SAFs Now Available

We are happy to announce that the 2020 USRDS Standard Analysis Files (SAFs) are now available for request.

Now Available Updated 2017 ESRD and pre-ESRD Part D Data

When first released in March, 2020, the 2017 ESRD Part D data and the 2017 pre-ESRD Part D data in the 2019 USRDS Standard Analysis Files (SAFs) were incomplete.

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