The 2013 Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Clinical Practice Guideline for Lipid Management in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) provides guidance on lipid management and treatment for all patients with CKD (non-dialysis-dependent, dialysis-dependent, kidney transplant recipients and children). This guideline contains chapters on the assessment of lipid status and treatment for dyslipidemia in adults and children.
Development of the guideline followed an explicit process of evidence review and appraisal. Treatment approaches are addressed in each chapter and guideline recommendations are based on systematic reviews of relevant trials. Appraisal of the quality of the evidence and the strength of recommendations followed the GRADE approach. Ongoing areas of controversies and limitations of the evidence are discussed and additional suggestions are also provided for future research.
US Commentary on the 2013 KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Lipid Management in CKD
Commentary on the KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Lipid Management in Chronic Kidney Disease
KDIGO-Leitlinien zum Lipidmanagement bei chronischen Nierenerkrankungen
慢性腎臓病の脂質管理のための KDIGO 診療ガイドライン2013
Russian (Full Text)
Клинические Практические Рекомендации KDIGO по Ведению Дислипидемии у Пациентов с Хронической Болезнью Почек
Annals of Internal Medicine
Lipid Management in Chronic Kidney Disease: Synopsis of the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes 2013 Clinical Practice Guideline
10 December, 2013
KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Lipid Management in CKD: summary of recommendation statements and clinical approach to the patient
19 February, 2014
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2 September, 2015
DISCLAIMER: USE OF THE CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES
This Clinical Practice Guideline is based upon the best information available at the time of publication. The recommendations are designed to provide information and assist decision-making. They are not intended to define a standard of care, and should not be construed as one. Neither should they be interpreted as prescribing an exclusive course of management. Variations in practice will inevitably and appropriately occur when clinicians take into account the needs of individual patients, available resources, and limitations unique to an institution or type of practice. Every health care professional making use of this Guideline is responsible for evaluating the appropriateness of applying them in the setting of any particular clinical situation. The recommendations for research contained within this document are general and do not imply a specific protocol.