Establecimiento de prioridades de investigación en la enfermedad renal crónica de causas no tradicionales en Centroamérica
Establishing research priorities for chronic kidney disease of non-traditional causes in Central America
Determinação de prioridades em pesquisa da doença renal crônica associada a causas não tradicionais na América Central
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Chapman, Evelina; Haby, Michelle M.; Illanes, Eduardo; Sanchez-Viamonte, Julian; Elias, Vanessa; Reveiz, Ludovic (2019-03)[ABSTRACT]. Objectives. To evaluate the potential associations between chronic kidney disease of uncertain or nontraditional etiology (CKDnT) and agrochemicals, heat stress, heavy metals, and other factors identified in ...
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