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Titolo Chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease?a review produced to contribute to the report ?the status of health in the European union: towards a healthier Europe?
Autore Carmine Zoccali1, Anneke Kramer2 and Kitty J. Jager2 - 1CNR-IBIM Clinical Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Renal and Transplantation Unit, Ospedali Riuniti, Reggio Calabria, Italy and 2ERA-EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Referenza NDT Plus (2009); doi: 10.1093/ndtplus/sfp127
Contenuto The Report on the Status of Health in the European Union (EUGLOREH) is a project aimed at describing health problems in member states of the European Community. This project is an effort of more than 170 European experts and the collaboration of the health authorities or institutions from all EU Member States, major intergovernmental, International and European Organizations and Agencies. In this report, for the first time special emphasis is given to chronic diseases. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasingly recognized as a major public health problem. However, with some notable exceptions, until now this disease has received scarce attention both at European level and at member states level. In 2007, the ERA-EDTA Registry was invited to contribute to EUGLOREH. The Registry made a major effort to gather published and unpublished information on the epidemiology of CKD and ESRD and to provide a comprehensive overview on CKD and ESRD in European countries. The review was completed in early 2008 and included into the final EUGLOREH published in the WEB as of 20 March 2009.
Data 21.10.2009
 
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