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December 4, 1996

Incorrect Data.

JAMA. 1996;276(21):1724. doi:10.1001/jama.1996.03540210032029

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Incorrect Data.  —In the Original Contribution entitled "Effect of Dialyzer Reuse on Survival of Patients Treated With Hemodialysis," published in the August 28, 1996, issue of THE JOURNAL (1996;276: 620-625), there is a numerical error. The first sentence of the "Comment" section should read as follows: This study of more than 27000 patients with ESRD who began hemodialysis in 1986 or 1987 has demonstrated that, in freestanding dialysis facilities, reuse dialysis using peracetic/acetic acid was associated with a median survival 2.9 [not 1.6] months shorter than single-use dialysis and a median survival 2.2 months shorter than reuse dialysis with formaldehyde.