Risk factors: Race, renal disease and albuminuria

Nature Reviews Nephrology (Impact Factor: 8.54). 12/2011; 7(12):679-80. DOI: 10.1038/nrneph.2011.154
Source: PubMed


A new report suggests that differences in albuminuria might contribute to disparities in susceptibility to nephropathy in African American and white individuals. Interpretation of this finding requires consideration of renal histology, clinical trials and genetic studies. These factors indicate that a far more complex scenario is likely to exist than previously thought.

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Available from: Donald W Bowden, Jun 03, 2014

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