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    Kidney Failure Risk Calculator

    Predicts progression to kidney failure in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).
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    Derived and initially validated in data from patients in nephrology clinics; likely has limited validity in patients who are acutely ill.

    10-14
    -35
    15-19
    -30
    20-24
    -25
    25-29
    -20
    30-34
    -15
    35-39
    -10
    40-44
    -5
    45-49
    0
    50-54
    +5
    55-59
    +10
    Female
    0
    Male
    -2
    <30
    0
    30-300
    -14
    >300
    -22
    <30
    -4
    30-39
    -2
    40-49
    0
    50-59
    +2
    60-69
    +4
    70-79
    +6
    80-89
    +8
    ≥90
    +10
    ≤2.5
    -5
    2.6-3 0
    0
    3.1-3.5
    +2
    ≥3.6
    +4
    <3.5
    +3
    3.5-4.5
    0
    4.6-5.5
    -3
    >5.5
    -5
    <18
    -7
    18-22
    -4
    23-25
    -1
    >25
    0
    ≤8.5
    -3
    8.6-9.5
    0
    ≥9.6
    +2

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    Creator Insights
    Dr. Navdeep Tangri

    About the Creator

    Navdeep Tangri, MD, PhD, FRCPC, is a physician and medical researcher at Seven Oaks General Hospital in Winnipeg, Canada. He is also an associate professor in the nephrology division at the University of Manitoba in Canada. Dr. Tangri's primary research is focused on the epidemiology of chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease.

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