1 Johannes F. E. Mann, MD is currently Professor of Medicine, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany and Director, KfH Kidney Centre Munich, Germany. Alfred K. Cheung, MD is currently Professor of Internal Medicine, Executive Director of Dialysis Program and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA.
In 2012, KDIGO issued a clinical practice guideline for the management of blood pressure in chronic kidney disease (CKD) which excluded patients receiving maintenance dialysis. This guideline is now being revised on the basis of new clinical trial evidence, particularly from SPRINT, SPS3, and others. A multidisciplinary KDIGO guideline panel of clinical and scientific experts has convened in person and over teleconferences to discuss the excellent work of the Evidence Review Team with the aim to publish an update to the 2012 guideline in 2020. This revision will address several major subjects, such as optimal blood pressure (BP) measurement techniques,