The growing burden of end-stage renal disease in Egypt.

  title={The growing burden of end-stage renal disease in Egypt.},
  author={Amin Roshdy Soliman and Ahmed Fathy and Dalia Ahmed Roshd},
  journal={Renal failure},
  volume={34 4},
BACKGROUND End-stage renal disease (ESRD) has significantly increased in developing countries such as Egypt. Diabetes mellitus is still the leading cause of ESRD, while numbers of hypertensive patients among that population have significantly risen. MATERIALS AND METHODS The data presented in this article were obtained from various nephrology centers in response to the specific questionnaires distributed by the researchers. RESULTS Hemodialysis is available in most parts of the country… CONTINUE READING
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