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Low eGFR and high albuminuria predict end stage kidney disease and death at all ages

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e7478 (Published 07 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7478

It has been proposed that low estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and albuminuria in older people may be signs of ageing rather than disease worth treating. The literature is equivocal on this, in part because analytical approaches differ across studies. A consortium conducted a meta-analysis of individual patient data for more than 2 million people to help achieve consensus and …

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