A retrospective cohort study to determine the impact of infection in CKD on all-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease and kidney function.

West MidlandsDiagnostics & Stratified Medicine, Infection, Renal and Urogenital
Start Date: 1 Jan 2014


Project overview

It is thought that infections may contribute to the progression of kidney disease. This study will look at a large database of patient records, identifying those with kidney disease. It will undertake analsysis to determine whether those patients with kidney disease who experience more frequent infections also suffer more rapid deterioration of their kidneys.

Prof Tom Marshall