Healthcare burden of venous thromboembolism in childhood chronic renal diseases

  title={Healthcare burden of venous thromboembolism in childhood chronic renal diseases},
  author={Bryce A. Kerlin and William E. Smoyer and James Tsai and Sheree Lynn Boulet},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
Chronic renal diseases (CRD) are associated with approximately 5 % of pediatric venous thromboembolism (VTE) cases, but the epidemiology of VTE in CRD is ill-defined. Children (<18 years) with CRD were identified from MarketScan® Research databases. The VTE status of subjects with CRD who qualified for this study was ascertained during the 6 months following the initial diagnosis of CRD. Demographics, healthcare utilization, mortality, and co-morbid conditions were assessed. A total of 22,877… CONTINUE READING
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