The public health dimension of chronic kidney disease: what we have learnt over the past decade.

@article{Hu2017ThePH,
  title={The public health dimension of chronic kidney disease: what we have learnt over the past decade.},
  author={Jiun-Ruey Hu and Josef Coresh},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={32 suppl_2},
  pages={
          ii113-ii120
        }
}
Much progress has been made in chronic kidney disease (CKD) epidemiology in the last decade to establish CKD as a condition that is common, harmful and treatable. The introduction of the new equations for estimating glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and the publication of international reference standards for creatinine and cystatin measurement paved the way for improved global estimates of CKD prevalence. The addition of albuminuria categories to the staging of CKD paved the way for research… CONTINUE READING

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