Gender differences in age-related decline in glomerular filtration rates in healthy people and chronic kidney disease patients

@inproceedings{Xu2010GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in age-related decline in glomerular filtration rates in healthy people and chronic kidney disease patients},
  author={Rong Xu and Luxia Zhang and Pu-hong Zhang and Fang Wang and Li Zuo and Haiyan Wang},
  booktitle={BMC nephrology},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Since men with chronic kidney disease (CKD) progress faster than women, an accurate assessment of CKD progression rates should be based on gender differences in age-related decline of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in healthy individuals. METHODS A Chinese sample population from a stratified, multistage, and clustered CKD screening study was classified into healthy, at-risk, and CKD groups. The gender differences in estimated GFR (eGFR) and age-related eGFR decline were… CONTINUE READING
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