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Table 4 Rates of vascular access placement and transplant evaluation

From: Development of an electronic health record-based chronic kidney disease registry to promote population health management

N (%) CKD Stage
4 (n = 5579) 5 (n = 1295) 5D (n = 2740)
Placement of AVF or AVGa 158 (2.8) 290 (22.4) 1700 (62.0)
Transplant Statusb
 None 5095 (91.3) 819 (63.2) 1290 (47.1)
 Referral 74 (1.3) 73 (5.6) 239 (8.7)
 Evaluation 92 (1.7) 136 (10.5) 437 (16.0)
 Waitlist 161 (2.9) 227 (17.5) 590 (21.5)
 Transplanted 157 (2.8) 40 (3.1) 184 (6.7)
  1. Abbreviations: AVF Arteriovenous fistula, AVG Arteriovenous graft
  2. Definitions:
  3. None- patient has not been referred for transplant
  4. Transplanted- indicates that the patient has previously undergone renal transplant and is categorized into a CKD stage based on current, post-transplant eGFR
  5. aDetermined by presence of a CPT code, ICD-10 or dialysis access documentation field within EHR for AVF and/or AVG
  6. bDetermined by presence of “transplant status” field within EHR