[Prevalence of hidden renal failure calculated through formulas on the degree of renal function in hypertense patients over 60 referred to out-patients for blood pressure monitoring].

@article{Estrada2007PrevalenceOH,
  title={[Prevalence of hidden renal failure calculated through formulas on the degree of renal function in hypertense patients over 60 referred to out-patients for blood pressure monitoring].},
  author={Ger{\'o}nimo Pozuelos Estrada and Luis Molina Mart{\'i}nez and Juan Jos{\'e} Romero Perera and Natalio D{\'i}az Herrera and Lourdes Ca{\~n}{\'o}n Barroso and Francisco Buitrago Ram{\'i}rez},
  journal={Atencion primaria},
  year={2007},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={247-53}
}
OBJECTIVES To validate the Cockroft-Gault and the abbreviated Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) formulas in a hypertense population aged over 60 and with blood pressure monitored in out-patients. To evaluate the prevalence of various stages of hidden chronic kidney disease in this population. DESIGN Descriptive study of validation of diagnostic tests. SETTING Urban primary care centre. PARTICIPANTS A total of 113 patients over 60 (53.8% female) with hypertension and no history… CONTINUE READING

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