Kidney in old age.

Abstract

Epidemiological studies have shown that chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major health problem especially in an older population. Given the growing segment of the elderly population and the important implication of renal disease on health care, this review discusses the structural and functional changes of the ageing kidney and the underlying mechanisms of… (More)

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@article{Maertens2008KidneyIO, title={Kidney in old age.}, author={Steven Maertens and Nele J A Van Den Noortgate}, journal={Acta clinica Belgica}, year={2008}, volume={63 1}, pages={8-15} }