A Global Perspective on Impact of Chronic Kidney
Disease in Children

Children who have chronic kidney disease (CKD) are more likely to get sick, die, and have a lower quality of life (QOL) throughout their whole lives. The prevalence and frequency of CKD have progressively grown [1, 2]. The epidemiological landscape reveals that, globally, CKD is ranked as the sixth fastest-growing cause of mortality, afflicting around 10% of people in developed nations [3, 4].

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Author: Sushma Thouti

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