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Factors of Vikse et al Predictive of Progression to End-Stage Renal Disease in a Patient with Benign Nephrosclerosis

Purpose:

To identify a hypertensive adult with benign nephrosclerosis who may have short-term progression to end-stage renal disease.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory
Cardiology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I12, N17-N19

Description:

Vikse et al identified factors predictive of progression to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in a patient with benign nephrosclerosis. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Norwegian Kidney Register, Haukeland University Hospital, and University Hospital of Trondheim.

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