KDIGO updates 2012 guideline on managing blood pressure in CKD, largely informed by SPRINT

10 days ago   |   By Healio

Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes has revised its guideline on managing blood pressure in patients with chronic kidney disease. The guideline was originally published in 2012.
“Since then, completion of the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health along with several related meta-analyses and the revision of BP guidelines by many guideline task forces around the world prompted the re-examination of the KDIGO guideline on BP,” the organization wrote in an executive summary, noting the guideline is still specific to
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