April 24, 2011

A Predictive Model for Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease to Kidney Failure

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The Kidney Failure Risk Equation is described, which offers a robust prediction model to determine the probability of renal replacement therapy (dialysis or transplant) in patients with baseline GFR of 10-60 ml/min.  The results were first presented at the recent World Congress of Nephrology and a point of care calculator was simultaneously released as part of the free mobile app ‘Calculate by QxMD’.

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