Diagnostic efficiency of cystatin C and serum creatinine as markers of reduced glomerular filtration rate in the elderly.

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This is a secondary analysis of data from a cross-sectional study to evaluate the diagnostic efficiency of cystatin C as a marker of the glomerular filtration rate in the elderly. Thirty patients (15 male, 15 female, mean age 75.4 +/- 7.1 years) attending a geriatric ward were enrolled. Exclusion criteria were previously diagnosed renal disease, dementia… (More)

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