Prevalence And Factors Associated With Renal Dysfunction Among Children With Sickle Cell Disease Attending The Sickle Cell Disease Clinic At A Tertiary Hospital In Northwestern Tanzania

Abstract

Background Little is known on how the interaction between Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and renal insults caused by other coexisting conditions in Sub Saharan Africa such as urinary schistosomiasis, malnutrition and HIV affect the prevalence of renal dysfunction in children with SCD. Objectives To determine the prevalence and factors associated with renal dysfunction among children with SCD aged 6 months to 12 years attended at a tertiary hospital in Northwestern Tanzania. Methods A cross sectional hospital-based study with a short follow up component of 3 months for 153 children with SCD was done to document demographics, clinical characteristics and features of renal dysfunction including urine dipstick albuminuria (>20mg/l) and eGFR (

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APA

Kimaro, F , Jumanne, S , Sindato, E , Kayange, N & Chami, N (2021). Prevalence And Factors Associated With Renal Dysfunction Among Children With Sickle Cell Disease Attending The Sickle Cell Disease Clinic At A Tertiary Hospital In Northwestern Tanzania. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-factors-associated-with-renal-dysfunction-among-children-with-sickle-cell-disease-attending-the-sickle-cell-disease-clinic-at-a-tertiary-hospital-in-northwestern-tanzania

MLA 8th

Kimaro, Fransisca et. al. "Prevalence And Factors Associated With Renal Dysfunction Among Children With Sickle Cell Disease Attending The Sickle Cell Disease Clinic At A Tertiary Hospital In Northwestern Tanzania" Afribary. Afribary, 01 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-factors-associated-with-renal-dysfunction-among-children-with-sickle-cell-disease-attending-the-sickle-cell-disease-clinic-at-a-tertiary-hospital-in-northwestern-tanzania. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

MLA7

Kimaro, Fransisca, Shakilu Jumanne , Emmanuel Sindato , Neema Kayange and Neema Chami . "Prevalence And Factors Associated With Renal Dysfunction Among Children With Sickle Cell Disease Attending The Sickle Cell Disease Clinic At A Tertiary Hospital In Northwestern Tanzania". Afribary, Afribary, 01 May. 2021. Web. 18 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-factors-associated-with-renal-dysfunction-among-children-with-sickle-cell-disease-attending-the-sickle-cell-disease-clinic-at-a-tertiary-hospital-in-northwestern-tanzania >.

Chicago

Kimaro, Fransisca , Jumanne, Shakilu , Sindato, Emmanuel , Kayange, Neema and Chami, Neema . "Prevalence And Factors Associated With Renal Dysfunction Among Children With Sickle Cell Disease Attending The Sickle Cell Disease Clinic At A Tertiary Hospital In Northwestern Tanzania" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 18, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/prevalence-and-factors-associated-with-renal-dysfunction-among-children-with-sickle-cell-disease-attending-the-sickle-cell-disease-clinic-at-a-tertiary-hospital-in-northwestern-tanzania