Pattern of glomerular disease in the Saudi population: a single-center, five-year retrospective study.

@article{Nawaz2013PatternOG,
  title={Pattern of glomerular disease in the Saudi population: a single-center, five-year retrospective study.},
  author={Zohaib Nawaz and F Mushtaq and Dujana H. Mousa and Ehsan Rehman and Mahmood Sulaiman and Noman Aslam and Nahla Khawaja},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={
          1265-70
        }
}
Glomerular diseases continue to be the leading cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) globally. Hence, it is important to recognize the pattern of glomerular diseases in different geographical areas in order to understand the patho-biology, incidence and progression of the disorder. Published studies from different centers in Saudi Arabia have reported contradicting results. In this retrospective study, we report our experience at the Armed Forces Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A total of 348… CONTINUE READING

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