How to preserve residual renal function in patients with chronic kidney disease and on dialysis?

Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2006 Jul;21 Suppl 2:ii42-6. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfl137.


A review is given on various aspects of GFR in patients with chronic kidney disease and in dialysis patients. These include the measurement of GFR, measures to preserve GFR in chronic kidney disease and dialysis, the importance of residual GFR in dialysis patients and factors that influence GFR in patients treated with haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Glomerular Filtration Rate
  • Humans
  • Kidney / physiopathology*
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / physiopathology*
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / therapy*
  • Kidney Function Tests
  • Metabolic Clearance Rate
  • Peritoneal Dialysis