Risk profile in chronic kidney disease stage 3: older versus younger patients.

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BACKGROUND The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) increases with age, but its significance in older patients is uncertain and is regarded by some as part of 'normal aging'. Moreover, subjects ≥75 years are often excluded from research studies. We therefore undertook a prospective study of patients with CKD stage 3 in primary care to compare the risk… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000329109

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