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CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD)

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CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD)

DEFINITION (EITHER OF THE FOLLOWING):
1. Kidney damage > 3 months, with or without decreased GFR with pathological abnormalities or markers of kidney damage
2. GFR < 60 mL/min/1.73m 2 for > 3 months, with or without kidney damage

CKD STAGES:
• Stage 1 = normal GFR
• Stage 2 = GFR 60-89 mL/min/1.73m 2 body surface area
• Stage 3 = GFR 30-59
• Stage 4 = GFR 15-29
• Stage 5 = GFR < 15 or on dialysis


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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