Genetic Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, affecting an estimated 10% of the world population. There are many causes for CKD, including familial diseases. This chapter will discuss the genetics of two of the major causes of CKD and review therapeutic options for the treatment of inherited CKD.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hall, G

Published Date

  • January 1, 2018

Book Title

  • Chronic Kidney Disease, Dialysis, and Transplantation: A Companion to Brenner and Rector’s The Kidney

Start / End Page

  • 105 - 119.e7

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780323529785

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/B978-0-323-52978-5.00007-0

Citation Source

  • Scopus