Journal of Nephrology & Therapeutics

ISSN: 2161-0959

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Andrade MC


  • Research Article
    Epidemiological Aspects of kidney Failure in Hospitalized Children in Brazil
    Author(s): Cristina Malzoni Ferreira Mangia and Andrade MCCristina Malzoni Ferreira Mangia and Andrade MC

    Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate the epidemiology, costs and outcome of children’s kidney failure in Brazil. Methods: The study is an observational cohort study based in national govern database. Data were collected from all hospitals affiliated to Brazilian unified health system (SUS). We analyzed all children from neonatal period to 19 years old with diagnosis of renal failure based on the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10). Results: Demographic data were collected in eight cohorts from 1998 to 2007. There were 666.725 hospital admissions by kidney disease and 43,174 admissions by kidney failure. The mean of mortality rate, 4% in these cohorts. The admissions and mortality rate have been constant with high mortality under the age of 1 year since 1998. The incidence in boys was higher t.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-0959.1000245

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