Pathogenesis, diagnostic procedures and treatment of chronic kidney disease – current state of knowledge

Journal Title: Medycyna Ogólna i Nauki o Zdrowiu - Year 2013, Vol 19, Issue 1

Abstract

Current data on pathogenesis of the initial phase and progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) are briefly presented. The latest diagnostic procedures, helpful in the early diagnosis of CKD, are also discussed. In addition, the authors provide a short review of treatment modalities for inhibition of the progression of CKD, which is characterized by tubulointerstitial fibrosis and glomerular sclerosis leading to end-stage kidney disease, associated with numerous complications including cardiovascular events. The lack of effective CKD treatment seems to be the result of complex mechanisms underlying the progression of renal fibrosis. There is a need for further studies in this field.Key words : chronic kidney disease, pathogenesis, diagnostics, treatment

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Maria Małgorzata Zajączkowska, Beata Bieniaś

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Maria Małgorzata Zajączkowska, Beata Bieniaś (2013). Pathogenesis, diagnostic procedures and treatment of chronic kidney disease – current state of knowledge. Medycyna Ogólna i Nauki o Zdrowiu, 19(1), 1-7. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-68933