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Chronic Kidney Disease (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author:Pranay Kathuria, MD, FACP, FASN, FNKF
Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor

REFERENCES:

"Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO)." Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO). 2008.

"National Kidney Foundation Guidelines and Commentaries." National Kidney Foundation. 2012.

"U.S. Renal Data System, USRDS 2012 Annual Data Report: Atlas of Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease in the United States." National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD, 2012.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Coauthor(s): David H Adler, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital. Editors: Bradley Fields Schwartz, DO, FACS, Director, Center for Urologic Laparoscopy and Endourology, Associate Professor of Urology, Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois University; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Martin I Resnick, MD, Lester Persky Professor and Chair, Department of Urology; Professor, Department of Oncology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/13/2012
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