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What does USRDS stand for?

USRDS stands for United States Renal Data System

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According to the United States Renal Data System, more than $27 billion in Medicare costs each year are attributable to patients with ESRD and ESRD is associated with an approximate 20% mortality rate per year, with the average life expectancy of a patient initiating dialysis of approximately four years.
The group will also serve as the coordinating center for the North Central Donor Exchange Cooperative--a collaborative between kidney transplant centers in the Upper Midwest--as well as the coordinating center for the United States Renal Data System (USRDS), the data coordinating center for the Kidney Early Evaluation Program of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), and the data coordinating center for the chronic kidney disease (CKD) Health Evaluation Risk Information Sharing project being conducted by NKF in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
This group also serves as the coordinating center for the North Central Donor Exchange Cooperative (a collaboration between kidney transplant centers in the Upper Midwest), as well as the coordinating center for the United States Renal Data System, the data coordinating center for the Kidney Early Evaluation Program of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), and the data coordinating center for the CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) Health Evaluation Risk Information Sharing project being conducted by the NKF in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The patients were all part of the United States Renal Data System, they reported in a poster at the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology.