End-stage renal disease in the El-Minia Governorate, upper Egypt: an epidemiological study.

@article{Minshawy2011EndstageRD,
  title={End-stage renal disease in the El-Minia Governorate, upper Egypt: an epidemiological study.},
  author={Osama El Minshawy},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={
          1048-54
        }
}
We had earlier conducted two cross-sectional studies on the epidemiology of endstage renal disease (ESRD) in the El-Minia Governorate. The aim of this study is to assess the prevalence, etiology and risk factors for ESRD in the El-Minia Governorate during the year 2006. Patients on renal replacement therapy (RRT), numbering 1356, were recruited into this study. A standardized questionnaire was completed including demographics, family history, risk factors for ESRD, environmental exposure to… CONTINUE READING

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