Project Report on Pattern and Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease In Dhaka

The aim of this document is to summarize the current evidence base on chronic kidney disease. This questionnaire based study was performed in 100 cases of CKD admitted in nephrology department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), Al Baraka Kidney Foundation, Ibne Sina Hospital Dhaka, Lab Aid, National Institute of Kidney Disease & Urology, Popular Hospital, Kidney Hospital & Dialysis Center, Dhaka Renal Center & General Hospital and Public Hospital to evaluate the prevalence of dermatologic problems. Among them most belong to 2nd to 5th stage, 70 are female and rests are male.
Glomerulonephritis (95%), Diabetes mellitus (70%), Obstructive uropathy (35%) and Hypertensive nephropathy (65%) are found common causes of CKD. Among these patients 38% patients were treated with conservative treatment, 31% with intermittent peritoneal dialysis (IPD), 19% with haemodialysis and 12% with some form of immunosuppressive therapy. Total 88% of study population had some form of skin disorder; pallor was the most common (82%). The survey data revealed that CKD and its risk factors like diabetes mellitus and hypertension are alarmingly high in disadvantageous population and adding further pressure to the existing burden of CKD.

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