Chronic kidney disease in the elderly.

  title={Chronic kidney disease in the elderly.},
  author={Thin Thin Maw and Linda F. Fried},
  journal={Clinics in geriatric medicine},
  volume={29 3},
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasingly being recognized as a disease of elderly individuals. In recent years the definition and categorization of kidney disease has been standardized. There are concerns that this standardization has led to an increase in the number of older individuals labeled as having CKD. This article addresses the definitions of CKD, recently published revised CKD stages with risk stratifications, and limitations of using formulas to assess renal function in the… CONTINUE READING

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