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Fig. 2 | BMC Nephrology

Fig. 2

From: Treatment decisions for older adults with advanced chronic kidney disease

Fig. 2

Use of estimated rate of renal function decline (RFD) and survival to help plan for future dialysis needs. Suggested method of calculation of RFD, see Table 1. Hypothetical 75 year olds with baseline eGFR of 25 ml/min/1.73 m2, one with slow RFD, dotted line, and one with fast RFT, solid line. In contrast to fast RFD patient, slow RFD patient unlikely to face dialysis decision [25, 28,29,30]. Vertical arrow indicates a projected survival of 3.5 years [37]

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