Measured and estimated glomerular filtration rate: current status and future directions

@article{Levey2019MeasuredAE,
  title={Measured and estimated glomerular filtration rate: current status and future directions},
  author={Andrew S. Levey and Josef Coresh and Hocine Tighiouart and Tom Greene and Lesley A. Inker},
  journal={Nature Reviews Nephrology},
  year={2019},
  volume={16},
  pages={51-64}
}
Evaluation of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is central to the assessment of kidney function in medical practice, research and public health. Measured GFR (mGFR) remains the reference standard, but the past 20 years have seen major advances in estimated GFR (eGFR). Both eGFR and mGFR are associated with error compared with true GFR. eGFR is now recommended by clinical practice guidelines, regulatory agencies and public health agencies for the initial evaluation of GFR, with measured GFR (mGFR… 

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