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Evaluation des pratiques cliniques dans la maladie rénale chronique – apport des études observationnelles

Abstract : Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects about 10% of the adult population and is associated with high risk of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), cardiovascular complications, and premature death. Guidelines recommend a number of measures for the prevention of CKD progression and complications, but these recommendations are often based on low evidence or expert opinion. In this thesis, we used observational data to assess clinical practices in two key areas of CKD: arteriovenous (AV) access for hemodialysis, and hypertension control in moderate to severe CKD. Using data from the French REIN registry of renal replacement therapy for ESKD, we showed that only 56% of the 53,092 adult incident patients on hemodialysis from 2005 through 2013 had an AV access (either fistulae or grafts) created at hemodialysis initiation as recommended, of which 16% were nonfunctional, requiring catheter use associated with high mortality risk. Conversion into functional AV access was associated with better outcome, but less than two out of three patients starting hemodialysis with a catheter experienced this conversion within 3 years after dialysis start. In the CKD-REIN cohort study, among 1658 patients with moderate to severe CKD, we found less hypertension control and higher systolic blood pressure to be associated with higher sodium intake assessed from spot urine, but not with lower potassium intake. Spot urinary sodium/potassium ratio did not appear to add value than sodium alone for patient monitoring. Finally, using data from the International Network of Chronic Kidney Disease cohorts (iNET-CKD), including 17 cohort studies over 4 continents (N=34,602 patients with an estimated glomerular filtration rate < 60 mL/min/1.73 m2), we highlighted a global poor hypertension control in CKD with regards to recommendations, with large variations across countries (from 27 to 61% blood pressure ≥140/90 mm Hg). These variations are partly explained by patients’ characteristics, and associated with very different antihypertensive treatment profiles. In conclusion, this thesis points out major gaps between guideline recommendations and CKD management in real life, and provide clues for the prevention of AV access-related complications and better hypertension control.
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Natalia Alencar de Pinho. Evaluation des pratiques cliniques dans la maladie rénale chronique – apport des études observationnelles. Santé publique et épidémiologie. Université Paris Saclay (COmUE), 2019. Français. ⟨NNT : 2019SACLS011⟩. ⟨tel-02463839⟩



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