The Total Urine Protein-to-Creatinine Ratio Can Predict the Presence of Microalbuminuria

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Kyoko Yamamoto; Hiroyuki Yamamoto; Katsumi Yoshida; Koichiro Niwa; Yutaro Nishi; Atsushi Mizuno; Masanari Kuwabara; Taku Asano; Kunihiro Sakoda; Hiroyuki Niinuma; Fumiko Nakahara; Kyoko Takeda; Chiyohiko Shindoh; Yasuhiro Komatsu;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3948741, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091067
  • Subject: Chronic Kidney Disease | Research Article | Biology | Diagnostic Medicine | Clinical Research Design | Medicine | Cardiovascular | Cross-Sectional Studies | Biomarker Epidemiology | Nephrology | Q | Epidemiology | R | Population Biology | Clinical Laboratory Sciences | Science | Clinical Epidemiology | Observational Studies

Background The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes chronic kidney disease (CKD) guidelines recommend that CKD be classified based on the etiology, glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and degree of albuminuria. The present study aimed to establish a method that predic... View more
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