Néphrologie & Thérapeutique


Drug-related problems in older patients with advanced chronic kidney disease identified during pretransplant comprehensive geriatric assessment Volume 18, issue 1, Février 2022


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1 BackgroundEnd-stage kidney disease (ESKD) incidence increase with age and older patients represent a substantial and growing population who require renal replacement therapy (RRT) [1–4]. In 2016, 25% and 27% of incident ESKD patient in Europe were aged 65 to 74 years and≥75 years, respectively [5]. Multiple studies have shown that kidney transplantation (KT) improves survival and quality of life in older patients [1,6–9]. Current guidelines state that advanced age is not a contraindication to KT [...]