Children with chronic renal failure in Sweden 1978–1985

  title={Children with chronic renal failure in Sweden 1978–1985},
  author={Elisabeth Esbj{\"o}rner and Sol Aronson and Ulla D. Berg and Ulf Jodal and Tommy Linn{\'e}},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
A survey of chronic renal failure (CRF) in Swedish children was carried out for the period 1978–1985, using age-related cut-off levels for creatinine concentrations corresponding approximately to a glomerular filtration rate of 30 ml/min per 1.73 m2. The mean annual incidence of CRF was 6.9 and of terminal renal failure (TRF) 4.4/million children. The prevalence increased during the study period, for preterminal renal failure from 14.1 (1978) to 26.1 (1985) and for TRF from 12.4 to 16/million… CONTINUE READING


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