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New data highlight the increasing global burden of cardiovascular disease, end-stage renal disease and disability adjusted life years that can be attributed to reduced glomerular filtration rate (GFR). These findings underline the need to evaluate whether screening for chronic kidney disease is effective and if early interventions can reduce the incidence of GFR-attributable adverse events.
Original Article: Epidemiology: The global burden of reduced GFR: ESRD, CVD and mortalityNEXT ARTICLE
Nephrology - kidney function
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions...