About IPDN

 

The International Pediatric Dialysis Network is a global consortium of pediatric nephrology centers dedicated to the care of children on chronic dialysis.  The IPDN aims to 

  • improve the quality of pediatric dialysis care worldwide
  • collect basic information regarding pediatric dialysis practices and outcomes
  • provide useful tools and management algorithms for daily dialysis practice
  • provide global benchmarking of pediatric dialysis outcomes
  • perform prospective observational studies on important clinical issues in pediatric dialysis

    
IPDN entertains two registries:
The IPPN registry for children on chronic peritoneal dialysis, and the IPHN registry for children on hemodialysis.If you would like to join the IPDN, please fill out the registration form. IPDN membership is free of charge. We grant institutional and individual memberships: With your institutional membership you have access to all information pages of the website.


At present,
197 institutions participate in the network
and
441 individual members actively contribute data to the network.

To date,
2446 patients have been enrolled in the IPPN Registry at 108 contributing centers in 39 countries
and
244 patients have been enrolled in the IPHN Registry at 47 contributing centers in 27 countries.