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Epidemiology: The global burden of reduced GFR: ESRD, CVD and mortality

16:28 EDT 19 Jun 2017 | Nature Publishing

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.

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