Chronic kidney disease among high school students of Kinshasa

BMC Nephrology, 05/07/2012

In the large African city of Kinshasa, 2% of high school students have chronic kidney disease (CKD). This high prevalence rate emphasizes the need for appropriate detection and prevention measures in this vulnerable young age population group. Keys words: equation of reduced renal function, CKD, High School students, Prevalence, Kinshasa

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