Friday, 2 November 2007

bedtime reading: Age affects outcomes in chronic kidney disease

JASN, October 2007 Vol 18 No 10
Age Affects Outcomes in Chronic Kidney Disease
Ann M O'Hare, Andy I Choi, Daniel Berenthal, Peter Bacchetti, Amit X Garg, James S Kaufman, Louise C Walter, Kala M Mehta, Michael A Steinman, Michael Allon, William M McClellan, C Seth Landefeld

Concludes that age is a major modifier of outcome in people with Stage 3-5 CKD challenging us to move beyond a uniform stage based approach to CKD.
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