Etiology and outcome of acute renal failure in children in congo-brazzaville.

  title={Etiology and outcome of acute renal failure in children in congo-brazzaville.},
  author={Alain Guy Honor{\'e} Assounga and C Assambo-Kieli and A Mafoua and Georges Marius Moyen and S Nzingoula},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  volume={11 1},
Acute renal failure (ARF) is a common problem in the Congo. This is a six-year retrospective study aiming at analyzing the etiology and the outcome of ARF at the Brazzaville's University Hospital from 1989 through 1994. One hundred and five cases of ARF (0.99%), including 54 boys (51.4%) and 51 girls (48.6%), out of 10,512 children admitted in the department of Pediatrics have been recorded. ARF represented 13.09% of the causes in 802 patients with renal disorder. The main etiologies of ARF… CONTINUE READING


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