Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Number of people in need of renal replacement therapy is rising

(ERA-EDTA) The 2017 Annual Report of the ERA-EDTA Registry [1] reveals that only a small fraction of patients accepted for renal replacement therapy are able to start this treatment with the best available therapy, which is transplantation, -- and that the number of people who are in need of renal replacement therapy is rising. This poses a major challenge to our health systems, therefore everything should be done to fight this trend, e.g. by strengthening prevention.