Focus on microalbuminuria to improve cardiac and renal protection.

@article{Jong2009FocusOM,
  title={Focus on microalbuminuria to improve cardiac and renal protection.},
  author={Paul E. de Jong and Ronald T. Gansevoort},
  journal={Nephron. Clinical practice},
  year={2009},
  volume={111 3},
  pages={c204-10; discussion c211}
}
With the recent attention to diagnose earlier stages of chronic kidney diseases (CKD), most attention focuses on screening for an impaired estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR), i.e. CKD stages 3-5. Less attention is given to the impact of the urinary leakage of albumin. Its presence is not taken into account in the definition of stages 3-5, but only required to diagnose stages 1 and 2. As in stages 1 and 2 CKD, eGFR is not or only modestly impaired, these stages are generally considered… CONTINUE READING

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