Néphrologie & Thérapeutique


Reprint of: Kidney health for everyone everywhere—from prevention to detection and equitable access to care Volume 16, issue 4, Juillet 2020


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Around 850 million people currently are affected by different types of kidney disorders [1]. Up to 1 in 10 adults worldwide has chronic kidney disease (CKD), which is invariably irreversible and mostly progressive. The global burden of CKD is increasing, and CKD is projected to become the fifth most common cause of years of life lost globally by 2040 [2]. If CKD remains uncontrolled and if the affected person survives the ravages of cardiovascular and other complications of the disease, CKD progresses [...]