Chronic Kidney disease (CKD) the paradigms: individual risk or public health care load

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INTRODUCTION: CKD is common, however there has been some debate as to whether the definitions identify only those at high risk, or “label” many, particularly the elderly, with disease without a clear prognostic role. We aimed to explore the risk of initiating renal replacement therapy (RRT) and mortality in a community CKD cohort, by age.

METHODS: A cohort (GLOMMS-I) with CKD (3 months sustained reduced eGFR and case-note review) had previously been identified. Follow-up was at 6 years. Rate of initiating RRT and mortality were calculated. Age specific mortality rates were compared to the general population.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011
EventBRS/RA Conference 2011 - England, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Duration: 6 Jun 20119 Jun 2011


ConferenceBRS/RA Conference 2011
CountryUnited Kingdom


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