Prevalence and Risk Factors for Chronic Kidney Disease in Family Relatives of a Cameroonian Population of Hemodialysis Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study

Mazou Temgoua; Gloria Ashuntantang; Marie José Essi; Joël Nouktadie Tochie; Moussa Oumarou; Acho Fon Abongwa; Aimé Mbonda; Samuel Kingue

Volume 4, Issue 1 , February 2019, , Pages 12-17

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.02

Abstract
  Background: In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), the trend in the number of patients admitted for maintenance hemodialysis is on the rise. The identification of risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD) ensures adequate primary and secondary preventive measures geared at reducing the burden of CKD in low-resource ...  Read More

Characteristics of Dialysis Patients in Hemodialysis Centers in Isfahan

Mohammad Sodavi; Shahrzad Shahidi; Donya Sheibani-Tehrani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 21-25

http://dx.doi.org/10.20286/hpr-010121

Abstract
  Background: Chronic kidney disease is a health problem in today’s world and hemodialysis is an alternative method for patients with chronic renal failure. Preparing provincial and national information on the situation of patients can play a significant role in improving the quality of services ...  Read More