Krónikus vesebetegségek "epidémiája"

Translated title of the contribution: The chronic kidney disease "epidemy"

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Chronic kidney disease is a general term for heterogenous disorders with >3 months duration affecting kidney structure and function. Nowadays, involving 10-16% of the adult population worldwide, chronic kidney disease is recognised as a major global public health problem. The number of cases is continuously increasing. In this review, epidemiology, definition, new classification and a conceptual model for development, progression and complications of chronic kidney disease as well as strategies to improve outcome are summarized.

Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)43-51
Number of pages9
JournalOrvosi hetilap
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2013


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  • Medicine(all)

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