Epidemiological characteristics of chronic kidney disease of non-traditional causes in women of agricultural communities of El Salvador.

@article{Navarro2015EpidemiologicalCO,
  title={Epidemiological characteristics of chronic kidney disease of non-traditional causes in women of agricultural communities of El Salvador.},
  author={Carlos M Orantes Navarro and Ra{\'u}l Herrera Vald{\'e}s and Miguel Almaguer L{\'o}pez and Denis J Calero and Jackeline Fuentes de Morales and Nelly P Alvarado Ascencio and Xavier F Vela Parada and Susana M Zelaya Quezada and Delmy V Granados Castro and Patricia Orellana de Figueroa},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  year={2015},
  volume={83 7 Suppl 1},
  pages={24-31}
}
INTRODUCTION In El Salvador end-stage renal disease (ESRD) was the first cause of hospital mortality overall, the first cause of hospital deaths in men, and the fifth cause of hospital mortality in women in 2013. In agricultural communities, chronic kidney disease (CKD) occurs predominantly in male agricultural workers, but it also affects women to a lesser degree, even those who are not involved in agricultural work. Internationally, most epidemiological CKD studies emphasize men and no… CONTINUE READING
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