Temporal trends in the burden of chronic kidney disease in the United States.

@article{Foley2010TemporalTI,
  title={Temporal trends in the burden of chronic kidney disease in the United States.},
  author={Robert N. Foley},
  journal={Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={
          273-7
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW The public health importance of chronic kidney disease (CKD) has only recently come to be appreciated and careful examination of temporal trends is warranted. The purpose of the present review was to examine existing research on temporal trends for CKD and treated end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States. RECENT FINDINGS When the broadly representative National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) datasets were compared in 1988-1994 and 1999-2002, a… CONTINUE READING