Reference : How to tackle the avalanche of chronic kidney disease in sub-Saharan Africa: the situati...
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Human health sciences : Urology & nephrology
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/4362
How to tackle the avalanche of chronic kidney disease in sub-Saharan Africa: the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo as an example
English
Krzesinski, Jean-Marie mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des sciences cliniques > Néphrologie >]
Sumaili, Kiswaya Ernest mailto [University of Kinshasa - Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) > Nephrology > Nephrology Unit > >]
Cohen, Eric P. mailto [Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Wisconsin - USA > Medicine, Froedtert Hospital > > >]
Feb-2007
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Oxford Univ Press
22
2
332-335
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
0931-0509
Oxford
[en] chronic kidney disease ; cost of renal replacement therapy ; Democratic Republic Congo ; developing countries ; preventive medicine
[en] In developing countries chronic kidney disease (CKD)
is a growing problem. In most of sub-Saharan Africa,
the vast majority of patients with CKD die because of lack of treatment. Renal replacement therapy is expensive, which makes it unaffordable to the residents of low-income regions. A solution to this problem may lie in preventive interventions. This editorial will focus on the reasons and some ways to reach such objectives.
Researchers ; Professionals ; Others
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/4362
10.1093/ndt/gfl494

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