December 21, 2013

No independent association of serum phosphorus with risk for death or progression to end-stage renal disease in a large screen for chronic kidney disease

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Contrary to the generally held belief, this study showed that when adjusted for potential confounders, serum phosphorus was not independently found to be associated with a risk of death or progression to ESRD in the group of over 10 000 patients with eGFRs < 60 ml/min.

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