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Outcome of pediatric renal transplantation

Outcome of pediatric renal transplantation  The most common causes of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in children are congenital, cystic, and hereditary diseases, which combined account for 38% of incident cases. The most common disorders in this category are congenital obstructive uropathies (9.5%) and renal hypoplasia/dysplasia (10%). Primary glomerular disease is the second-most common etiology accounting […]

CRF in children

CRF in children THE INCIDENCE of chronic renal failure (CRF) in children is unknown, but current data suggest that 1.5 to 3 children per million develop end-stage renal disease (ESRD) each year. The prevalence of CRF in the pediatric population worldwide is approximately 18 per million. It has been reported that approximately 8% of adults […]