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Pregnancy and chronic kidney disease.
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PMID:  21266267     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article reviews the association of chronic renal disease and pregnancy. Included are discussions of guidelines for counseling pregnant women with underlying chronic renal disease who are considering conceiving as well as management of those already pregnant. Specifically highlighted are recent studies that question the validity of using estimated glomerular filtration rate and other formulae and questions of whether we should strive to replace the classic counseling approaches based primarily on serum creatinine levels with guidelines based on chronic kidney disease classification. The article concludes with a review as well as a critique of recent research on the prevalence of preeclampsia in women with underlying chronic renal disease, as well as if women with preeclampsia and underlying kidney disease have accelerated courses toward end-stage renal disease.
Authors:
John M Davison; Marshall D Lindheimer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in nephrology     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1558-4488     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin. Nephrol.     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8110298     Medline TA:  Semin Nephrol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  86-99     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Institute of Cellular Medicine and Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
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