Hereditary Genetics: Current Research

Hereditary Genetics: Current Research
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ISSN: 2161-1041


Jamal Qasem Abumwais

Jamal Qasem Abumwais
Ministry of Education and Higher Education,
Southern Nigeria

  • Research Article
    Primary Hyperoxaluria is the Main Cause of Chronic Renal Failure in Children under 15 Years Old in Jenin District (Palestine)
    Author(s): Jamal Qasem AbumwaisJamal Qasem Abumwais

    Background: This was the first study which has been conducted on chronic renal failure children under 15 years old in Jenin District to know the underlying etiology of the disease. The study was conducted on all patients who are treated by medications or hemodialysis in the dialysis unit of The Martyr Dr. Khalil Sulaiman Hospital in Jenin city which is the only dialysis unit in Jenin District where all the patients in Jenin District are treated. The study was conducted in the period 1/8/2005 to 1/8/2006. Materials and methods: The subjects were nine patients. The information was taken from files of the patients in the kidney unit. The diagnosis was based on family history, medical history, laboratory tests, X-rays, CT scans, ultrasound and renal biopsies. Results: The results showed that the causes of chronic renal fai.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-1041.S1-005

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