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J LeeLoy

The Epidemiology of End Stage Renal Disease at a Centre in Trinidad

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553–6
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The rising prevalence of end stage renal disease in Trinidad is occurring predominantly in males 50−59 years who were of African descent and had either hypertension or diabetes or both.

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Objective: The aim of this study is to estimate the trends in prevalence of end stage renal disease (ESRD) during the period 1999−2007 at one site in Trinidad, the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex (EWMSC), and to describe the epidemiological features, age, gender, ethnicity and comorbidities associated with ESRD.

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e-Published: 05 Feb, 2014
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