Management of Renal Disease

  • Author: Mohamed G. Atta, MD, MPH (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 3/14/17 (What's New)


  • Kidney function and damage should be evaluated in all patients with HIV when ART is initiated or changed as well as 2 times yearly (with the same methods to assess for trends) according to guidelines from the HIV Medicine Association of the IDSA (Management Guidelines)[Lucas 2014]
    • Patients with risk factors for kidney disease may be monitored more frequently
  • Kidney function should be evaluated by creatinine-based estimated GFR[Lucas 2014]
  • Serum Creatinine
      Normalizing Serum Creatinine
      Cystatin C
        Urine Biomarkers

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