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Method of Tonelli et al for Stratifying the Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease Based on Estimated GFR and Level of Proteinuria

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Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
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Tonelli et al combined estimated glomerular filtration rate and level of proteinuria to improve the classification for risk in patients with chronic kidney disease. Knowing the risk can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Alberta Kidney Disease Network in Canada.

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