KDOQI (Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative)
NKF KDOQI GUIDELINES

KDOQI Clinical Practice Guidelines and Clinical Practice Recommendations for Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease


Acronyms and Abbreviations

Change
Increase
Decrease
ABP
Ambulatory blood pressure
ABPM
Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
ACE
Angiotensin-converting enzyme
ADE
Adverse drug event
AE
Adverse event
ARBs
Angiotensin receptor blockers
ARF
Acute renal failure
AST
Aspartate transaminase
BID
Twice daily
BIW
Twice weekly
BP
Blood pressure
BSA
Body surface area
CABG
Coronary artery bypass graft
CBC
Complete blood count
CCr
Creatinine clearance
CESDS
Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale
CFU-E
Erythroid colony-forming units
CHF
Congestive heart failure
CHOIR
Correction of Hemoglobin and Outcomes in Renal Insufficiency
CHr
Content of hemoglobin in reticulocytes
CI
Confidence interval
CKD
Chronic kidney disease
CMV
Cytomegalovirus
CPG
Clinical practice guideline
CPR
Clinical practice recommendation
CREATE
Cardiovascular Risk Reduction by Early Anemia Treatment With Epoetin Beta Trial
CRI
Corrected reticulocyte index
CV
Cardiovascular
CVA
Cerebrovascular accident
CVD
Cardiovascular disease
D/C
Discontinuation
DBP
Diastolic blood pressure
DNA
Deoxyribonucleic acid
DOQI
Dialysis Outcomes Quality Initiative
EBPG
European Best Practices Guideline
eGFR
Estimated glomerular filtration rate
ERI
Erythropoietin resistance index
ERT
Evidence Review Team
ESA
Erythropoiesis-stimulating agent
ESRD
End-stage renal disease
FACIT
Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy
FDA
Food and Drug Administration
GFR
Glomerular filtration rate
GI
Gastrointestinal
Hb
Hemoglobin
Hct
Hematocrit
HD
Hemodialysis
HD-CKD
Hemodialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease
HDF
Hemodiafiltration
HPS
Hemophagocytic syndrome
HTN
Hypertension
HU
Hydroxyurea
HUI
Health Utilities Index
HUS
Hemolytic uremic syndrome
IHD
Ischemic heart disease
IM
Intramuscular
IU
International Unit
IV
Intravenous
KDIGO
Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes
KDOQI
Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative
KDQ
Kidney Disease Questionnaire
KDQOL
Kidney Disease Quality of Life
KEEP
Kidney Early Evaluation Program
KLS
Kidney Learning System
KPS
Karnofsky Performance Scale
LV
Left ventricular
LVD
Left ventricular dilation
LVEDd
Left ventricular end-diastolic diameter
LVH
Left ventricular hypertrophy
LVMI
Left ventricular mass index
LVVI
Left ventricular volume index
MAP
Mean arterial blood pressure
MCH
Mean corpuscular hemoglobin
MCHC
Mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration
MCV
Mean corpuscular volume
MDRD4
Modification of Diet in Renal Disease
MI
Myocardial infarction
MR
Mitral regurgitation
N, n
Number of subjects
N/A
Not applicable
NAPRTCS
North American Pediatric Renal Transplant Cooperative Study
nd
Not documented
ND-CKD
Non–dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease
NHANES
National Health and Nutrition and Examination Survey
NKF
National Kidney Foundation
NOS
Not otherwise specified
NS
Not significant
OR
Odds ratio
PD
Peritoneal dialysis
PD-CKD
Peritoneal dialysis–dependent chronic kidney disease
PHRBC
Percent hypochromic red blood cells
PHRC
Percent hypochromic red cells
PO
Oral
PRCA
Pure red cell aplasia
Pt
Patient
PTA
Posttransplantation anemia
QoAL
Quality of American Life
QOL
Quality of life
QOW
Every other week
RCT
Randomized controlled trial
rHuEPO
Recombinant human erythropoietin
RQoLP
Renal Quality of Life Profile
RR
Relative risk
SAE
Severe adverse event
SBP
Systolic blood pressure
SC
Subcutaneous
SCD
Sudden cardiac death
SCr
Serum creatinine
SF-36
36-Item Medical Outcomes Study Short-Form Health Survey
SIP
Sickness Impact Profile
SQUID
Superconducting quantum interference device
TDS
Total daily supplement
TID
Thrice daily
TIW
Thrice weekly
TRESAM
Transplant European Survey on Anemia Management
TSAT
Transferrin saturation
TTO
Time trade-off
TTP
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Tx-ND-CKD
Non–dialysis-dependent kidney transplant recipient population
U
Unit
URR
Urea reduction ratio
USFDA
United States Food and Drug Administration
USRDS
United States Renal Data System
vs
Versus
WHO
World Health Organization
ZPP
Zinc protoporphyrin