[Usefulness of serum cystatin C for the diagnosis of impaired renal function].

@article{Oyabu2006UsefulnessOS,
  title={[Usefulness of serum cystatin C for the diagnosis of impaired renal function].},
  author={Chinami Oyabu and Nobuhide Hayashi and Daisuke Sugiyama and Mitio Umezu and Masahiko Mukai and Seiji Kawano and Shunichi Kumagai},
  journal={Rinsho byori. The Japanese journal of clinical pathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={54 12},
  pages={1204-8}
}
Creatinine clearance (Ccr) is generally used as a halmark of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in clinical medicine. Recently, it has been suggested that serum cystatin C measurement in serum reflects GFR. We compared serum cystatin C, serum creatinine, and serum beta2-microgrobrin in 70 patients with renal diseases in reference to creatinine clearance. The… CONTINUE READING