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Table 1 Summary of chronic dialysis therapy in Japan, 2016

From: Annual Dialysis Data Report 2016, JSDT Renal Data Registry

Number of surveyed facilities 4396 facilities (Increase of 16 facilities, 0.4% increase)
 Number of responded facilities 4336 facilities (Increase of 15 facilities, 0.3% increase)
 Capacity Number of bedside consoles 135,211 units (Increase of 1673 units, 1.3% increase)
Capacity for simultaneous HD treatments 133,500 treatments (Increase of 1986 patients, 1.5% increase)
Maximum capacity 444,192 patients (Increase of 5801 patients, 1.3% increase)
Prevalent dialysis patients 329,609 patients (Increase of 4623 patients, 1.4% increase)
Outpatients Inpatients Total
 Hemodialysis Hemodialysis (HD) 215,858 (72.1) 25,827 (85.3) 241,685 (73.3)
Hemodiafiltration (HDF) 72,959 (24.4) 3877 (12.8) 76,836 (23.3)
Hemofiltration (HF) 19 (0.0) 7 (0.0) 26 (0.0)
Blood adsorption dialysis 1360 (0.5) 46 (0.2) 1406 (0.4)
Home hemodialysis 633 (0.2) 2 (0.0) 635 (0.2)
 Peritoneal dialysis (PD) PD only 6722 (2.2) 468 (1.5) 7190 (2.2)
PD + HD 1/week 1521 (0.5) 39 (0.1) 1560 (0.5)
PD + HD 2/week 165 (0.1) 4 (0.0) 169 (0.1)
PD + HD 3/week 33 (0.0) 5 (0.0) 38 (0.0)
PD + HD other frequencies 61 (0.0) 3 (0.0) 64 (0.0)
Subtotal 8502 (2.8) 519 (1.7) 9021 (2.7)
 Total 299,331 (100.0) 30,278 (100.0) 329,609 (100.0)
 Per million of general population 2596.7 patients (Increase of 39.7 patients)
 Patients count in the night shift 32,431 patients
Incident dialysis patients 39,344 patients (Decrease of 118 patients, 0.3% decrease)
 Incident hemodialysis patients (including HDF) 37,398 patients
 Incident peritoneal dialysis patients 1946 patients
Deceased patients 31,790 patients (Increase of 722 patients, 2.3% increase)
  1. The above data were obtained from the facility survey
  2. PD + HD patients patients treated by the combination of PD and HD, HDF, hemoadsorption, or hemofiltration (excluding those who underwent only peritoneal lavage)