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Table 3 Cause of ESRD as determined by chart review (vs. as reported in the Medical Evidence Form) among California Pacific Medical Center patients

From: End-stage renal disease preceded by rapid declines in kidney function: a case series

Patient Cause as determined by chart review Documented cause reported on Medical Evidence Form
1 Cholesterol emboli Cholesterol emboli
2 Hemolytic uremic syndrome Hemolytic uremic syndrome
3 Acute tubular necrosis Type 2 diabetes mellitus
4 Polyarteritis Polyarteritis
5 Cholesterol emboli Type 2 diabetes mellitus
6 Cyclosporine toxicity Complications of transplanted heart
7 Gemcitabine toxicity Tubular necrosis
8 Cholesterol emboli Cholesterol emboli