Albuminuria and posttransplant chronic kidney disease stage predict transplant outcomes.

@article{Lam2017AlbuminuriaAP,
  title={Albuminuria and posttransplant chronic kidney disease stage predict transplant outcomes.},
  author={Ngan N. Lam and Marcello Tonelli and Krista L Lentine and Brenda R. Hemmelgarn and Feng Ye and Kevin C Wen and Scott W. Klarenbach},
  journal={Kidney international},
  year={2017},
  volume={92 2},
  pages={
          470-478
        }
}
In 2012, the KDIGO guidelines updated the classification system for chronic kidney disease to include albuminuria. Whether this classification system predicts adverse clinical outcomes among kidney transplant recipients is unclear. To evaluate this, we conducted a retrospective study using linked databases in Alberta, Canada to follow kidney transplant recipients from 2002-2011. We examined the association between an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR of 60 or more, 45-59, 30-44, 15-29… CONTINUE READING
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