End-stage renal disease in Indonesia: treatment development.

  title={End-stage renal disease in Indonesia: treatment development.},
  author={Wiguno Prodjosudjadi and A Suhardjono},
  journal={Ethnicity & disease},
  volume={19 1 Suppl 1},
The number of cases of chronic kidney disease is growing rapidly, especially in the developing world. At a certain level of renal function, progression of chronic kidney disease to endstage renal disease (ESRD) is inevitable. ESRD has become a major health problem because it is a devastating medical condition, and the cost of treatment is a huge economic burden. This article presents data collected from 13 nephrology centers in response to specifically designed questionnaires. These centers… CONTINUE READING