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Title: Incidence, mortality, and prevalence of end-stage chronic renal disease in the Bajo Lempa region of El Salvador: A ten-year community registry.
Other Titles: Incidencia, mortalidad y prevalencia de enfermedad renal crónica terminal en la región del Bajo Lempa, El Salvador: 10 años de registro comunitario.
Authors: García-Trabanino, Ramón
Hernández, Carolina
Rosa, Adrián
Domínguez Alonso, Jesús
en nombre del Fondo Social de Emergencia para la Salud (FSES) del cantón Tierra Blanca, departamento de Usulután, El Salvador
Keywords: Bajo Lempa;Chronic kidney disease;El Salvador;End-stage renal disease;Enfermedad renal crónica;Enfermedad renal crónica terminal;Incidence;Incidencia;Mesoamerican nephropathy;Mortalidad;Mortality;Nefropatía mesoamericana;Prevalence;Prevalencia;Renal replacement therapy;Tratamiento sustitutivo renal
metadata.dc.subject.mesh: Adolescent
El Salvador
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Middle Aged
Renal Replacement Therapy
Young Adult
Issue Date: 18-May-2016
Abstract: The Bajo Lempa is an impoverished rural coastal region of El Salvador affected by the chronic kidney disease (CKD) epidemic known as Mesoamerican nephropathy. The local community organisation Fondo Social de Emergencia para la Salud (FSES) (Emergency social fund for health) is helping to fight the epidemic in 42 communities of the region (19,223 inhabitants; average age 26.7 years; 48.5% male; 40.2% To report annual rates of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) incidence and patient mortality in these communities during a 10-year period (2004-2013), and the prevalence of patients receiving renal replacement therapy (RRT) as of 31 December 2013. The FSES recorded new ESRD cases, basic patient history, form of RRT if received and patient deaths. We registered 271 new ESRD cases (annual average 27.1; 89% male; average age 55.6 years, four This region has a high incidence of ESRD. Few receive RRT. Patient mortality is high even with RRT. Most patients are male (9:1). Social determinants influence the high mortality.
metadata.dc.identifier.doi: 10.1016/j.nefro.2016.03.018
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