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Singapore Renal Registry Report 2007-2008

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Seventh Report of the Singapore Renal Registry 2007/2008
Geography 
Singapore (SGP)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2007 - 12/2008
Series or system 
Data type
Summary 

The Singapore Renal Registry collects data for patients receiving renal replacement therapy or approaching end-stage renal failure (ESRD). Data on new and existing patients are collected from health institutions and transplant centers. In 2007, the Singapore General Hospital, which registers about half of all cases, began submitting ESRD cases to the registry based on the following measurement: when a patient's estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is less than 15ml/min. Previously, all health centers provided lists of cases for patients with serum creatinine levels greater than 10 mg/dl.

This report provides tabulations on incidence, prevalence, and survival for dialysis and transplant patients.

Citation
Contributors 
Publication year 
2010
Suggested citation 
Singapore Renal Registry. Singapore Renal Registry Report 2007-2008. Singapore, Singapore: Health Promotion Board (Singapore), 2010.