Kidney / Renal

Prematurity, perinatal inflammatory stress, and the predisposition to develop chronic kidney disease beyond oligonephropathy

Where low birth weight, Intra-uterine growth restriction, and preterm birth increase the risk of CKD by 50–70%, the combination of all three increases it threefold. Therefore, all individuals born with at least one of these risk factors should be followed up in order to screen for kidney involvement in the early stages. Click here to read more

Hoogenboom, L., Wolfs, T., Et al. (2020) Prematurity, perinatal inflammatory stress, and the predisposition to develop chronic kidney disease beyond oligonephropathy. Pediatric Nephrology, 36. pg 1672-1681