Complications of chronic kidney disease: current state, knowledge gaps, and strategy for action

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Bello A. K. , Alrukhaimi M., Ashuntantang G. E. , basnet S., Rotter R. C. , Douthat W. G. , ...More

KIDNEY INTERNATIONAL SUPPLEMENTS, vol.7, no.2, pp.122-129, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.kisu.2017.07.007
  • Page Numbers: pp.122-129


The International Society of Nephrology has adopted a proactive approach to defining the current state of kidney care and unmet needs through a multifaceted Closing the Gaps initiative. As part of this initiative, the International Society of Nephrology convened a meeting of experts to develop an approach to tackle acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease (CKD). This manuscript expands on the recently published International Society of Nephrology CKD Roadmap and reports on the discussions of the working group assigned to the task of reviewing the global impact of complication of CKD. The working group defined the following goals: