A population-based survey of Chronic REnal Disease In Turkey-the CREDIT study


SÜLEYMANLAR G., UTAŞ C., Arinsoy T., ATEŞ K., ALTUN B., Altiparmak M. R. , ...More

NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION, vol.26, no.6, pp.1862-1871, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/ndt/gfq656
  • Journal Name: NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1862-1871

Abstract

Background. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a growing health problem worldwide that leads to end-stage kidney failure and cardiovascular complications. We aimed to determine the prevalence of CKD in Turkey, and to evaluate relationships between CKD and cardiovascular risk factors in a population-based survey.