Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

Kidney Function Test Alone May Not Effectively Screen for Fabry

Using only an age-dependent threshold of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) — a marker of kidney function — indicating mild-to-moderate kidney disease is insufficient to effectively screen for undiagnosed Fabry disease patients among the general population, a study shows. The findings suggest that appropriate screening likely wil require evidence…