Nephrology in Latin America, with special emphasis on Brazil.

  title={Nephrology in Latin America, with special emphasis on Brazil.},
  author={Roberto Zatz and Jo{\~a}o Eg{\'i}dio Rom{\~a}o and Irene L. Noronha},
  journal={Kidney international. Supplement},
Latin America constitutes a complex universe that shows extreme variation regarding socioeconomic and human development. Brazil is the largest and most populous Latin American country, and combines characteristics encountered in developed countries with problems typically associated with the poorest regions of the world. These disparities condition the profile of renal disease in Brazil, with glomerulonephritis still the leading cause of ESRD. Little is known about the epidemiology of renal… CONTINUE READING


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