Epidemiology and risk factors of chronic kidney disease in India – results from the SEEK (Screening and Early Evaluation of Kidney Disease) study

@inproceedings{Singh2013EpidemiologyAR,
  title={Epidemiology and risk factors of chronic kidney disease in India – results from the SEEK (Screening and Early Evaluation of Kidney Disease) study},
  author={Ajay K. Singh and Youssef M. K. Farag and Bharati V. Mittal and Kuyilan Karai Subramanian and Sai Ram Keithi Reddy and Vidya N Acharya and Alan Fernandes Almeida and Anil Channakeshavamurthy and H. Sudarshan Ballal and P Gaccione and Rajan Issacs and Sanjiv Jasuja and Ashok L. Kirpalani and Vijay Kher and Gopesh K. Modi and Georgy K Nainan and Jai Prakash and Devinder Singh Rana and R. Voleti Sreedhara and Dr. D. K. Sinha and V ShahBharat and S. Babu Sunder and Raj Kumar Sharma and Sridevi Seetharam and Tatapudi Ravi Raju and Mohan Manohar Rajapurkar},
  booktitle={BMC nephrology},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND There is a rising incidence of chronic kidney disease that is likely to pose major problems for both healthcare and the economy in future years. In India, it has been recently estimated that the age-adjusted incidence rate of ESRD to be 229 per million population (pmp), and >100,000 new patients enter renal replacement programs annually. METHODS We cross-sectionally screened 6120 Indian subjects from 13 academic and private medical centers all over India. We obtained personal and… CONTINUE READING
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