[How to prevent the complications of chronic renal insufficiency].

  title={[How to prevent the complications of chronic renal insufficiency].},
  author={Jacques Chanard},
  journal={La Revue du praticien},
  volume={51 4},
The early diagnosis of renal disease and the treatment of its potential complications are mandatory to postpone end-stage renal failure. The serum creatinine level and its derived Cockcroft's index which allows estimate of glomerular filtration rate, is the variable upon which relies the medical strategy. To slow down the progression of renal insufficiency, both the cause of renal disease and its consequences on hemodynamics and metabolic regulations must be treated. The impact of protocols… CONTINUE READING