Chronic renal failure in children

The incidence of CRF in children is about 2 per million of the total population per year. The commonest causes include chronic glomerulonephritis, obstructive nephropathy and reflux nephropathy. Identification of structural renal abnormalities by obstetric ultrasound and early investigation of urinary tract infections may decrease the incidence of CRF. Dialysis and transplantation are normally considered for children over 2 years of age with end-stage CRF. For children under 2 years there are complex ethical, psychological and technical problems. 4 Nevertheless the prognosis for such treatment is poor.

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