The DOPPS Program collects observational longitudinal data from around the world
clinical practices with the most benefit for patients.
The DOPPS is a study of hemodialysis practices begun in 1996 and now in over twenty countries.
In collaboration with the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis, PDOPPS studies areas of greatest practice uncertainty in peritoneal dialysis.
While high pre-dialysis serum potassium is recognized as a risk factor for sudden death and all-cause mortality in hemodialysis patients, the results of studies examining the effects of dialysate potassium have been mixed. In a new paper, researchers reexamined the risks of different dialysate potassium prescriptions. Read more...
The DOPPS Practice Monitor (DPM) tracks data on hemodialysis practices in the United States, Canada, and Germany. Visit the DPM.
We welcome proposals from outside investigators. Learn more about research collaboration and ancillary studies.
DOPPS Practice Monitor
DOPPS Annual Report
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