CKD is defined as abnormalities of kidney structure or function, present for >3 months, with implications for health.
|Criteria for CKD:
Either of the following present for > 3 months
|Markers of kidney damage
(one or more)
|Decreased GFR||GFR <60 ml/min/1.73 m2|
|Abbreviations: CKD, chronic kidney disease; GFR, glomerular filtration rate.|