At what level of eGFR are patient-oriented outcomes affected?
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Consistent evidence shows that, in comparison to patients with an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) of >60 mL/min/1.73 m2, patients with an eGFR <45-50 mL/min/1.73 m2 have an increased risk in all-cause and cardiovascular (CV) mortality and cardiovascular events. (SOR B, based on multiple retrospective cohort studies.)
Evidence-based practice 12, no. 07 (2009): 11-12