Chronic Kidney Disease: Epidemiology and Causes

  • Dorothea Nitsch


In this chapter we consider the practical role of CKD epidemiology, especially how it helps understand the burden of CKD and RRT and how we can appreciate the best targets for prevention and treatment of our patients with kidney disease.


Chronic Kidney Disease Renal Replacement Therapy Chronic Kidney Disease Patient Chronic Kidney Disease Stage Chronic Kidney Disease Progression 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population HealthLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineLondonUK

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