Starší pacient s chronickým onemocněním ledvin

Title in English An older patient with chronic kidney disease


Year of publication 2017
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Postgraduální medicína
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Field Other medical specializations
Keywords glomerular filtration; receding infects; renal failure; dialysis in the elderly
Description Prevalence of pathological, usually ischemic changes to the renal parenchyma rises with increasing age. Glomerular damage develops in elderly patients most often secondarily, as a result of diabetes mellitus or hypertension, primary glomerulopathies of autoimmune origin are not exceptional either. Age alone is not a contraindication for kidney function replacement procedures - haemodialysis or transplantation.

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