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Kidney Failure, Chronic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.968.419.780.750.500
C12.200.777.419.780.750.500
C12.950.419.780.750.500
C23.550.291.500.906.500
Unique ID
D007676
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007676
Annotation
RENAL INSUFFICIENCY, CHRONIC is also available
Scope Note
The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.
Entry Term(s)
Chronic Kidney Failure
ESRD
End-Stage Kidney Disease
End-Stage Renal Disease
Renal Disease, End-Stage
Renal Failure, Chronic
Renal Failure, End-Stage
See Also
Renal Dialysis
Uremia
Public MeSH Note
67
History Note
67(66)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/07
Kidney Failure, Chronic Preferred
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