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Review Article

Multiple Myeloma and Kidney Disease

Table 4

Criteria for chronic kidney disease [33].

Markers of kidney damage (for >3 months)
 Albuminuria (AER ≥ 30 mg/dL; ACR ≥ 30 mg/g)
 Urinary sediment abnormalities
 Electrolyte and other abnormalities due to tubular disorders
 Abnormalities detected by histology
 Structural abnormalities detected by imaging
 History of kidney transplantation
Decreased GFR (for >3 months)
 GFR < 60 mL/min per 1.73 m2 (GFR categories G3a–G5)

ACR: albumin-creatinine ratio; AER: albumin excretion rate; GFR: glomerular filtration rate.

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