Epidemiology of glomerulonephritis in Northern Germany

  title={Epidemiology of glomerulonephritis in Northern Germany},
  author={Norbert Braun and Anna Schweisfurth and Christine Loh{\"o}fener and Catalina Lange and Christian Gr{\"u}ndemann and Guenther Kundt and Hermann-Josef Gr{\"o}ne},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
Knowledge of the exact numbers of patients suffering from chronic diseases, possibly requiring costly continuous treatment, is mandatory for future health care plans. Despite some regional biopsy registries, no valid data about the epidemiology of glomerulonephritis in Germany exist, because all publications are hampered by their retrospective character and lack of completeness. In a unique cooperation of out-patient nephrologists with a single major teaching hospital serving a population of… CONTINUE READING


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