[Characteristics and epidemiology of chronic kidney disease]

Soins. 2018 Jun;63(826):14-16. doi: 10.1016/j.soin.2018.04.004.
[Article in French]


Today in France, more than 5% of the population suffers from chronic kidney disease and its prevalence is increasing. It is important to detect these pathologies early and to provide patients with a multidisciplinary care programme in which nephrologists, endocrinologists and cardiologists coordinate their approach.

Keywords: chronic kidney failure; complication; epidemiology; insuffisance rénale chronique; prevalence; prévalence; épidémiologie.

MeSH terms

  • Cardiovascular Diseases / etiology
  • Disease Progression
  • France / epidemiology
  • Humans
  • Renal Dialysis / economics
  • Renal Insufficiency, Chronic / epidemiology*
  • Renal Insufficiency, Chronic / etiology
  • Renal Insufficiency, Chronic / therapy
  • Risk Factors