Familial risks of kidney failure in sweden: a nationwide family study.

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Akrawi, Delshad Saleh; Li, Xinjun; Sundquist, Jan; Sundquist, Kristina; Zöller, Bengt;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: volume 9,issue 11issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113353, pmc: PMC4244139
  • Subject: Clinical Medicine | Nephrology | Epidemiology | Q | R | Research Article | Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology | Science | Medicine | Medicine and Health Sciences | Folkhälsovetenskap, global hälsa, socialmedicin och epidemiologi
    mesheuropmc: urogenital system

BACKGROUND: The value of family history as a risk factor for kidney failure has not been determined in a nationwide setting. AIM: This nationwide family study aimed to determine familial risks for kidney failure in Sweden. METHODS: The Swedish multi-generation register ... View more
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