Estimation of renal function in patients with eating disorders.

  title={Estimation of renal function in patients with eating disorders.},
  author={Fabio Fabbian and Marco Pala and Giovanni Scanelli and Emilia Manzato and Carlo Longhini and Francesco Portaluppi},
  journal={The International journal of eating disorders},
  volume={44 3},
BACKGROUND Renal function could be evaluated with different equations such as Cockcroft-Gault formula (C-G), Mayo Clinic Quadratic (MAYO) and four MDRD variables. Clinical application of different formulae in conditions with severe energy restriction or in obese subjects is still a matter of investigation. METHOD Renal function of 55 anorexia nervosa (AN) and 44 bulimia nervosa (BN) patients was evaluated with C-G formula for creatinine clearance calculation, and glomerular filtration rate… CONTINUE READING