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  1. Higher risk for renal failure in first-degree relatives of white patients with end-stage renal disease : A population-based study.

    Article - En anglais

    To explore the possibility that hereditary factors increase the risk for end-stage renal disease (ESRD), 669 patients with ESRD in the province of Newfoundland, Canada from 1987 to 1993 were studied.

    Detailed family histories were obtained from 584 (87%) consecutive probands and 499 spousal control subjects.

    Diseases with a Mendelian pattern of inheritance accounted for 8.4% of the cases ; 4.5% of the cases were caused by autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD).

    Glomerulonephritis was the original cause of renal failure in 25% of the probands, diabetes mellitus (DM) in 20%, unknown in 14%, interstitial kidney disease in 11%, other disease in 12%, multifactorial in 4%, and hypertension in 5%. In the group without a Mendelian pattern of inheritance, 28% of the probands had a first-second-or third-degree relative with renal failure associated with death or dialysis versus 15% of the controls.

    Compared with 0.4% of the control group, 1.2% of the first-degree relatives of probands developed renal failure (odds ratio [OR]=3.0 ; 95% confidence interval [Cl], 1.7 to 5.2).

    No difference was observed when risks were compared for second-degree relatives, but a highly significant increased risk was observed for third-degree relatives (OR=2.1 ; 95% Cl, 1.2 to 3.4).

    The highest rates of affected first-degree relatives occurred in probands with hypertensive renal failure (2.3%), DM (1.6%), and interstitial kidney disease (1.6%). (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Insuffisance rénale, Chronique, Fonction rénale, Rein polykystique, Néphropathie glomérulaire, Etude familiale, Déterminisme génétique, Facteur risque, Epidémiologie, Homme, Canada, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Appareil urinaire pathologie, Rein pathologie, Maladie héréditaire, Tumeur bénigne, Kyste

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Renal failure, Chronic, Renal function, Polycystic kidney, Glomerulonephritis, Family study, Genetic determinism, Risk factor, Epidemiology, Human, Canada, North America, America, Urinary system disease, Kidney disease, Genetic disease, Benign neoplasm, Cyst

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0044018

    Code Inist : 002B14A05. Création : 31/05/1999.