The Marmara earthquake: Epidemiological analysis of the victims with nephrological problems

Sever M., Erek E., Vanholder R., Akoglu E., Yavuz M., Ergin H., ...Daha Fazla

KIDNEY INTERNATIONAL, cilt.60, ss.1114-1123, 2001 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background. Crush syndrome resulting from earthquakes is a major cause of morbidity and mortality, as seen during the catastrophic Marmara earthquake that struck Northwestern Turkey in August 1999. This report analyzes the epidemiological characteristics of the crush syndrome victims of this disaster.