Clinical utility of spot urine protein-to-creatinine ratio modified by estimated daily creatinine excretion in children

@article{Yang2017ClinicalUO,
  title={Clinical utility of spot urine protein-to-creatinine ratio modified by estimated daily creatinine excretion in children},
  author={Eun Mi Yang and Bo Ae Yoon and Soo Wan Kim and Chan Jong Kim},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2017},
  volume={32},
  pages={1045-1051}
}
The spot urine protein-to-creatinine ratio (UPCR) is widely used to predict 24-h urine protein (24-h UP) excretion. In patients with low daily urine creatinine excretion (UCr), however, the UPCR may overestimate 24-h UP. The aim of this study was to predict 24-h UP using UPCR adjusted by estimated 24-h UCr in children. This study included 442 children whose… CONTINUE READING