Foreword
The importance of early detection of chronic kidney disease
Prevalence and socio-economic aspects of chronic kidney disease
Impairment of arterial function in chronic renal disease: prognostic impact and therapeutic approach
Hyperphosphataemia as a cardiovascular risk factor – how to manage the problem
Treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism with vitamin D derivatives and calcimimetics before and after start of dialysis
The metabolic burden of diabetes and dyslipidaemia in chronic kidney disease
The malnutrition, inflammation, and atherosclerosis (MIA) syndrome – the heart of the matter
Anaemia: cardiovascular adaptations and maladaptive responses in chronic kidney disease
Non-erythropoietin-based anaemia management in chronic kidney disease
Erythropoietin resistance: the role of inflammation and pro-inflammatory cytokines
Anaemia of chronic kidney disease: an under-recognized and under-treated problem
Lessons from large interventional trials on antihypertensive therapy in chronic renal disease
Cardiorenal risk as a new frontier of nephrology: research needs and areas for intervention