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Because of different access to RRT across regions and healthcare systems, the incidence and prevalence of ESRD may not be fully captured by renal registries, which actually focus on ‘receipt of RRT’ (discussed below). , 2009; Ikizler, 2009; Gansevoort and de Jong, 2010). This important initiative permitted a common nomenclature for clinicians and researchers, and facilitated an international effort to educate the public about the significance of CKD. Despite these benefits, the scheme also has limitations.
Therefore, estimates based on the incidence and prevalence of chronic RRT will underestimate the burden of ESRD. Risk factors and causes of ESRD Risk factors for ESRD are similar to those for CKD—with the caveat that characteristics that reduce the risk of mortality may also increase the risk of ESRD (since only those who survive long enough can receive RRT). Worldwide, diabetes mellitus and hypertension are the leading causes of ESRD treated with RRT. Renal registries use different systems for coding primary renal diseases underlying ESRD.