New insights in glomerular filtration rate formulas and chronic kidney disease classification.


BACKGROUND The MDRD Study equation is the most popular equation for estimating the glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) from serum creatinine (Scr), age, sex and race. Many articles deal with ethnic factors, correcting the MDRD Study equation for different populations, with more or less success. The new CKD-EPI equation introduced the concept of a population… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cca.2010.05.031


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