Refinement of survival prediction in patients undergoing lower extremity bypass surgery: Stratification by chronic kidney disease classification
Peripheral Vascular Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
CKD staging adequately differentiates survival curves and risk for major amputation among patients with renal impairment who are undergoing lower extremity bypass surgery. This may help in clinical decision analysis as well as in the refinement of stratification in future clinical trial design where survival is an end point.