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Uncovering the rising kidney failure deaths in India

Abstract:
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is now recognized as a major medical problem worldwide1. The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study 2015 placed CKD at 17th rank on the list of causes of total number of global deaths (age-standardized annual death rate of 19.2 per 100,000 population). In many countries, CKD is now amongst the top 5 causes of death (COD). In India, GBD 2015 pegs it at 8th place.
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/S2214-109X(16)30299-6

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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Global Health Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
1
Pages:
e14-e15
Publication date:
2017-01-05
Acceptance date:
2016-10-25
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ISSN:
2214-109X
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pubs:655185
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uri:4af4d165-3c9e-49fe-8710-f06b01dcf0d7
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uuid:4af4d165-3c9e-49fe-8710-f06b01dcf0d7
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