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BACKGROUND The commonest cause of end-stage renal failure (ESRF) in children and young adults is congenital malformation of the kidney and urinary tract. In this retrospective review, we examine whether progression to ESRF can be predicted and whether treatment with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI) can delay or prevent this. METHODS We(More)
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its association with cardiovascular mortality is increasingly regarded as a global public health problem. International efforts to combat this 'epidemic' have led to fundamental changes not only in the way we measure renal function but also how we classify and manage CKD. Clinical guidelines have established the use of(More)
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