Starting ERT Before Kidney Disease Onset Leads to Better Outcomes

Starting ERT Before Kidney Disease Onset Leads to Better Outcomes

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Starting ERT Before Kidney Disease Onset Leads to Better Outcomes

In people with Fabry disease, starting enzyme replacement therapy (ERT) before the onset of chronic kidney disease — known as CKD — is linked with better outcomes, according to a Spanish retrospective study. Indeed, patients with CKD at the start of ERT had an increase of three to seven-fold in the risk of clinical events, including renal, neurological, and heart problems, the study found. “The initiation of early enzyme replacement therapy before the development of…

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