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Renal Week 2010 Hyperphosphatemia

Elderly Men with CKD Are at Greater Death Risk

Among elderly patients with CKD, female gender and lower estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) predict a higher risk of progressing to end-stage renal disease (ESRD), whereas male gender and a history of peripheral vascular disease are associated with an increased likelihood of death, according to a study presented at Renal Week 2010 in Denver.

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