Proteinuria Matters

JAMA — Abstract: Relation Between Kidney Function, Proteinuria, and Adverse Outcomes, February 3, 2010, Hemmelgarn et al. 303 (5): 423

The risks of mortality, myocardial infarction, and progression to kidney failure associated with a given level of eGFR are independently increased in patients with higher levels of proteinuria.

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