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Global Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease – A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Chronic kidney disease is associated with age-related renal function decline accelerated in hypertension, diabetes, obesity and primary renal disorders. Cardiovascular disease is the primary cause of morbidity and mortality where CKD is regarded as an accelerator …

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A Meta-Analysis on Prehypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease

In developed countries, hypertension is the second leading cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), which is the last stage of CKD. Prehypertension…

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Low Serum Creatine Kinase Level Predicts Mortality in Patients with a Chronic Kidney Disease

Creatine kinase, also referred to as creatine phosphokinase, is a cytosolic and mitochondrial enzyme that catalyzes the phosphorylation of creatine into phospho-creatinine, a rapidly mobilizable reserve of high energy phosphates…

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Is chronic kidney disease a coronary heart disease risk equivalent?

Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) have an increased risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and a higher MI mortality rate as compared with patients diagnosed with diabetes or who have had a prior MI event, according to a recently published study. “Chronic kidney disease in India is a public health… 

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Chronic kidney disease underdiagnosed in patients with type 2 diabetes

mdCurrent Conference Report: 72nd Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is significantly underdiagnosed in the population with type 2 diabetes, say investigators who conducted a recent multi-site observational cross-sectional study. This is an especially important finding for Indian physicians and patients, since the International Diabetes… 

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Meta-analyses: Aspirin’s utility in chronic kidney disease isn’t clear

An increase in the risk of bleeding may nullify the benefits of antiplatelet therapy in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a pair of meta-analyses. The evidence from clinical trials included in the meta-analyses is of low quality, the authors reported, with numerous limitations. “Bleeding hazards and lack… 

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