[Kidney diseases: new issues].

  title={[Kidney diseases: new issues].},
  author={Pierre Ronco},
  journal={Presse medicale},
  volume={41 3 Pt 1},
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects two to four million people in France and most of them are not aware of their disease. CKD is a major, independent risk factor of cardiovascular mortality and morbidity; the cardiovascular risk increases with the severity of renal failure. Evaluation of renal function (GFR) relies on MDRD and CKD-EPI equations. The French… CONTINUE READING