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Validation of two prediction models of undiagnosed chronic kidney disease in mixed-ancestry South Africans
(BioMed Central, 2015-07-04)
Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a global challenge. Risk models to predict prevalent undiagnosed CKD have been published. However, none was developed or validated in an African population. We validated the Korean ...
Use of the accountability for reasonableness approach to improve fairness in accessing dialysis in a middle- income country
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
Universal access to renal replacement therapy is beyond the economic capability of most low and middle-income countries due to large patient numbers and the high recurrent cost of treating end stage kidney disease. In ...
Peritoneal dialysis technique survival at Tygerberg Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa
(African Association of NephrologyPublisher's version, 2017)
Background: The use of peritoneal dialysis (PD) as a treatment modality for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) has been declining in many countries over the past few years. One of the reasons is technique failure, ...
An effective approach to chronic kidney disease in South Africa
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2016)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Very few patients with end-stage kidney disease in South Africa receive renal replacement treatment (RRT), despite the rapidly growing demand, because of resource constraints. Nephrologists who agonise ...
Pyoderma gangrenosum, acne, and suppurative hidradenitis syndrome in end-stage renal disease successfully treated with adalimumab
(University of California, 2017)
PASH syndrome (pyoderma gangrenosum, acne, and suppurative hidradenitis) forms part of the spectrum of autoinflammatory diseases. We report an unusual case of PASH syndrome in a patient with end-stagerenal disease (ESRD) ...