When is consultation with a nephrologist indicated in the treatment of proteinuria?

Updated: Mar 25, 2020
  • Author: Beje Thomas, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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If a patient is not being monitored by a nephrologist, transfer to a nephrologist is indicated if he or she develops proteinuria, any adverse prognostic markers (eg, rise in albumin excretion of >1 g/day), or any worsening in renal function.


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