Newly Detected Abnormal eGFR

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Patients at high risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD) should be offered screening

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Patients with vascular disease (Ischaemic heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral vascular disease, cardiac failure)
  • High risk of obstructive uropathy (neurogenic bladder, urine stone disease)
  • Use of potentially nephrotoxic drugs (ACEI/ARBs/NSAIDs/Lithium/ciclosporin)
  • Multisystem disease that potentially involves the kidney
  • A first degree relative with stage 5 CKD
Part 1 Newly Detected Abnormal eGFR
Part 2 Newly Detected Abnormal eGFR
Editorial Information

Last reviewed: 30 June 2015

Next review: 30 June 2017

Author(s): Renal MDT

Version: 2

Approved By:

Reviewer Name(s): Dr Nicola Joss with Drs Lambie, Peel and McDonald