1. Factors Associated with Mortality from Renal Failure in Brazil: A Descriptive Epidemiological Study

Maria Cecília de Souza Anacleto; Jessica Souza Lopes da Silva; Millena Venâncio Gonçalves; Mateus da Silva Matias Antunes; Diêgo Correia de Andrade

Volume 9, Issue 1 , February 2022, , Pages 40-45


  Background and aims: The incidence of renal failure (RF) is growing in Brazil, resulting in increased public spending and negatively affecting the public health, which can lead to patient death. Identifying factors associated with mortality from this condition can help to characterize susceptible populations; ...  Read More

2. Epidemiological Characteristics and Causes of End-stage Renal Disease in Hemodialysis Patients

Mehdi Khazaei; Zainab Eslami Hasan Abadi; Mohammad Keshvari Delavar; Morteza Shamsizadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , May 2020, , Pages 53-57


  Background and aims: Hemodialysis (HD) is considered as the main method of renal replacement therapy (RRT) for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients in many countries including Iran. Given the limited number of epidemiological studies in this regard at the provincial level across the country, the present ...  Read More