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Racial variation in cardiovascular disease risk factors among European children on renal replacement therapy-results from the European Society for Paediatric Nephrology/European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Association Registry.

Authors
  • Tjaden, Lidwien A1, 2
  • Jager, Kitty J1
  • Bonthuis, Marjolein1
  • Kuehni, Claudia E3
  • Lilien, Marc R4
  • Seeman, Tomas5
  • Stefanidis, Constantinos J6
  • Tse, Yincent7
  • Harambat, Jérôme8
  • Groothoff, Jaap W2
  • Noordzij, Marlies1
  • 1 ESPN/ERA-EDTA Registry, Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. , (Netherlands)
  • 2 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Emma Children's Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. , (Netherlands)
  • 3 Swiss Pediatric Renal Registry, Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland. , (Switzerland)
  • 4 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands. , (Netherlands)
  • 5 Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Motol, Charles University Prague, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic. , (Czechia)
  • 6 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, 'A. and P. Kyriakou' Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece. , (Greece)
  • 7 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Great North Children's Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
  • 8 Pediatric Nephrology Unit, Bordeaux University Hospital, Bordeaux, France. , (France)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2017
Volume
32
Issue
11
Pages
1908–1917
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ndt/gfw423
PMID: 28158862
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

We found a higher prevalence of modifiable CVD risk factors in Asian children on RRT. Early identification and management of these risk factors could potentially improve long-term outcomes.

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