McLaughlin M. Courtney A E. Early recognition of CKD can delay progression. Practitioner 2013;257(1758):13-17

Early recognition of CKD can delay progression

21 Feb 2013Pais-up subscribers

CKD affects 8.5% of the UK population. Early recognition allows intervention that may delay or avoid progression to end-stage disease and modify the cardiovascular risk associated with CKD. The most frequent specific renal diseases resulting in progressive CKD in the UK are: diabetes mellitus, atheromatous renal vascular disease, glomerulonephritis, chronic pyelonephritis and inherited renal disease.

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