Can progression of renal disease be prevented?

Abstract

Renal disease from a variety of causes often progresses to end-stage renal failure. The progression may be caused by factors accompanying, but not initiating, renal injury. These factors include glomerular hyperfiltration, glomerular hypertension, systemic hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. Studies, primarily in animals, indicate that causative factors may… (More)

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