Interaction of aging and chronic kidney disease

Semin Nephrol. 2009 Sep;29(5):497-503. doi: 10.1016/j.semnephrol.2009.06.006.


Our goals in this review are to describe what is known about the prevalence and clinical implications of non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease in the elderly and to discuss some of the most common challenges to managing older patients with chronic kidney disease.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Age Distribution
  • Aged
  • Aging*
  • Disease Progression
  • Female
  • Glomerular Filtration Rate
  • Humans
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / epidemiology*
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / physiopathology
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / therapy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prevalence
  • Young Adult