Kidney Failure Risk Calculator


Kidney Failure Risk Calculator

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This 8 variable calculator accurately predicts the 5 year probability of treated kidney failure (dialysis or transplantation) for a potential patient with CKD Stage 3 to 5.

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Used to predict the risk of kidney failure in CKD patients.

Formulated and initially tested on data from patients in nephrology clinics, its effectiveness may be restricted when applied to individuals in acute states of illness.

Each variable is assigned points based on paper: Tangri N, Stevens LA, Griffith J, et al. A predictive model for progression of chronic kidney disease to kidney failure. JAMA. 2011;305(15):1553-9.

Helpful app to use for Value Based Care. Requires blood test results.