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Renal Insufficiency, Chronic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.968.419.780.750
C12.200.777.419.780.750
C12.950.419.780.750
C23.550.291.500.906
Unique ID
D051436
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D051436
Scope Note
Conditions in which the KIDNEYS perform below the normal level for more than three months. Chronic kidney insufficiency is classified by five stages according to the decline in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE and the degree of kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA). The most severe form is the end-stage renal disease (CHRONIC KIDNEY FAILURE). (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002)
Entry Term(s)
Chronic Kidney Diseases
Chronic Kidney Insufficiency
Chronic Renal Diseases
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Kidney Insufficiency, Chronic
NLM Classification #
WJ 342
Previous Indexing
Kidney Diseases (1965-1966)
Kidney Failure, Chronic (1966-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see KIDNEY FAILURE, CHRONIC 1993-2005
History Note
2006; use KIDNEY FAILURE, CHRONIC 1993-2005
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2021/06/07
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic Preferred
Chronic Kidney Diseases Related
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