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Kidney Failure, Chronic

"Kidney Failure, Chronic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Kidney Failure, Chronic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Kidney Failure, Chronic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1528 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 80 publications in 2008
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