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)

Summary

  • Primary care providers should be aware of the renal complications that occur in patients with HIV infection
  • All patients initiating or changing ART should have creatinine-based eGFR monitored and a urinalysis or quantitative measure of albuminuria or proteinuria[Lucas 2014]
    • Stable patients should continue to be monitored twice yearly with the same methods of evaluation

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