Biomarkers in chronic kidney disease: a review.

  title={Biomarkers in chronic kidney disease: a review.},
  author={Robert G Fassett and Sree K Venuthurupalli and Glenda Gobe and Jeff S Coombes and Matthew A. Cooper and Wendy E Hoy},
  journal={Kidney international},
  volume={80 8},
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health problem. The classification of CKD by KDOQI and KDIGO and the routine eGFR reporting have resulted in increased identification of CKD. It is important to be able to identify those at high risk of CKD progression and its associated cardiovascular disease (CVD). Proteinuria is the most sensitive marker of CKD progression in clinical practice, especially when combined with eGFR, but these have limitations. Hence, early, more sensitive… CONTINUE READING
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