Article Abstract

Nephrology and clinical chemistry: friends for life!

Authors: Pierre Delanaye

Abstract

Renal diseases are frequently pauci- or asymptomatic. It is not rare that patients with end-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD) or severe acute kidney injury (AKI) are admitted to the emergencies with only recent symptoms, even if, in case of CKD, the pathophysiological process is ongoing for months or years.