Fast Five Quiz: Chronic Kidney Disease Complications

A. Brent Alper, Jr, MD, MPH


June 05, 2020

Figure 2. Illustration of diseased kidney.

Hypertension is believed to contribute to the acceleration of progressive decline in kidney function seen in patients with CKD, as well as the risk for CVD and associated mortality. Despite this, data suggest that detection and control of hypertension in patients with CKD is inadequate.

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