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NDT-Educational Newsletter                                                  Issue 30 - December 2020

EDITOR IN CHIEF: Davide Bolignano
EDITORIAL BOARD: click here for the complete list
NEWSLETTER DESIGN: Francesca Trebelli
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Summary Report from 57th ERA-EDTA Virtual Congress
Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology: population-level detection strategies
Presented by Marc De Broe and Benjamin Vervaet
Summary 1
Chronic interstitial nephritis in agricultural communities (CINAC)
In 1995 an outbreak of acute kidney injury manifesting with chronic nephritis and resulting in chronic kidney disease (CKD) has been noticed in Central America, Sri Lanka and other tropical countries. The condition has been named chronic interstitial nephritis in agricultural communities (CINAC), since it predominantly appeared in farming communities. The established minimal set of clinical diagnostic criteria for CINAC included: residence in agricultural communities in tropical climate, predominance of young males, and absence of diabetes, hypertension, glomerulopathies or other known causes of CKD.
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Marc De Broe

Congress Presentation

This talk has been presented by Marc De Broe during the 57th ERA-EDTA Virtual Congress 2020.
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Read this selection of articles about the two summary reports.
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NDT-Educational in-depth Long Reviews
of selected presentations from the ERA-EDTA Annual Congress, published on NDT and CKJ.
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