Occult chronic kidney disease: discordance among different methods used to estimate glomerular filtration rate in a healthy population.

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BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease is a widely recognized cardiovascular risk factor. Its detection within large populations depends upon the method used to estimate glomerular filtration. The Cockcroft and MDRD equations are widely used, although their accuracy is limited in certain cases. METHODS The present study analyzes glomerular filtration values in… (More)

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