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Table 1 Electronic search strategies

From: Association of incident dialysis modality with mortality: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and cohort studies

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CENTRAL MeSH descriptor Renal Replacement Therapy, this term only
MeSH descriptor Hemofiltration explode all trees
MeSH descriptor Hemodialysis, Home, this term only
MeSH descript Renal Dialysis, this term only
hemofiltrat* or haemofiltrat* or hemodial* or haemodial*:ti,ab,kw
hemodiafiltrat* or hemodiafiltrat*:ti,ab,kw
(HD or HDF or HF or AFB or RRT):ti,ab,kw
(#1 OR #2 OR #3 OR #4 OR #5 or #6)
“peritoneal dialysis”:ti.ab.kw
(CAPD or CCPD or APD or PD or IPD or NIPD or TPD or CFPD):ti.ab.kw
(#9 OR #10)
(#8 AND #11)
MEDLINE Renal Replacement Therapy/
Renal Dialysis/
exp. Peritoneal Dialysis/
peritoneal dialysis.tw.
(PD or CAPD or CCAP or APD or IPD or NIPD or TPD or CFPD).tw.
Hemodialysis, Home/
(hemodialysis or haemodialysis).tw.
(HDF or HD or HF).tw.
(hemodial$ or hemodial$).tw.
Or/1-9
Cohort studies/
Incidence.tw.
Mortality/
Follow-Up Studies/
Pronos$.tw.
Predict$.tw.
Course.tw.
Survival Analysis/
Or/11-18
and/10,19
Embase Peritoneal Dialysis/
Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis/
peritoneal dialysis.tw.
(PD or CAPD or CCPD or APD or IPD or NIPD or TPD or CFPD).tw.
exp. Renal replacement therapy/
hemodialysis/
home dialysis/
(hemodialysis or haemodialysis).tw.
Or/1-8
Cohort Analysis/
Incidence/
Mortality/
Follow Up/
Survival/
Prognosis/
Prediction/
Or/10-16
And/9,17