Chronic Kidney Disease in Non-Renal Transplant Patients

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

In this podcast, Dr. Jens Goebel, Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation at Cincinnati Children's and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Dr. Alicia Neu, Medical Director of Pediatric Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, discuss the issue of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in non-kidney transplant patients with an emphasis on pediatric patients. Dr. Goebel describes the limitations of current methods of measuring glomerular function rate, the typical causes of CKD and potential mechanisms to slow progression of CKD in this population.

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