Renal "hyperfiltrators" are at elevated risk of death and chronic diseases


Altay S., Onat A., OZPAMUK-KARADENIZ F., KARADENIZ Y., KEMALOGLU-OZ T., Can G.

BMC NEPHROLOGY, vol.15, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1471-2369-15-160
  • Title of Journal : BMC NEPHROLOGY

Abstract

Background: The definition of glomerular hyperfiltration has not been agreed upon and the pathophysiological mechanisms have not been well explored. Low serum creatinine concentrations may be associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) or cardiopulmonary events the impact of which needs further study.