HAEMATOLOGICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL MANIFESTATIONS OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASES IN TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL OF TELANGANA.
Objectives: Aim of the study was to study the hematological and biochemical manifestations of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and to correlate the hematological abnormality with the clinical stage.Methods: A total of 112 hospitalized patients of CKD who were not on dialysis, hematinics or erythropoietin therapy were selected, irrespective of age, sex, clinical profile and etiology. The stage of kidney disease was evaluated by estimating GFR. Complete hematological and biochemical investigation was performed.Results: CKD was seen in all age groups with a mean age of 46 and predominantly in males (62%). Majority of patients were in stage V CKD (66.7%). The commonest cause of CKD was diabetes mellitus (46.2%). The mean hemoglobin was 7.8g/dl and mean RBC count was 3.12 millions Blood group O was the most frequent blood group seen in CKD (44.08%).Conclusion: Chronic kidney disease is seen across all age groups with a male preponderance. Diabetes is the most common cause of CKD
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